Sumqayit

What is Sumqayit known for?


time gold

:Category:People from Sumgayit Some of the city's many prestigious residents include: chess players Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Zeinab Mamedyarova, balaban player Alihan Samedov, footballers Nazim Suleymanov, Kamal Guliyev and Mahir Shukurov, Ilham Zakiyev, two-time World and five-time blind judo champion and two-time gold medalist in the paralympics (Paralympic Judo) and karateka Rafael Aghayev. File:Maxir Sukurov.jpg Mahir Shukurov, is one of the most capped football players for Azerbaijan national football team. File:Nazim Suleymanov.jpg Nazim Suleymanov, Alania Vladikavkaz (FC Alania Vladikavkaz)'s all time goalscorer. File:Rafayel Agayev.jpg Rafael Aghayev, four times World and eight times European champion. Рафаэль Агаев – семикратный чемпион Европы! WikiPedia:Sumqayit


power building

the construction boom, when the foundation of the executive power building was being excavated, remains of an ancient caravanserai along with personal items and kitchenware was found at the site. The first reports of settlements at the present site of Sumgayit were in 1580, when English traveller H. Barrow mentioned Sumgayit in his writings and in 1858, when Alexander Dumas wrote about the area in his memoirs ''Trip to Caucasus'', although nothing substantial was created on the site


period main

until the Soviet Union gained control over the area in the 1920s. Following the politics of ''glasnost'', initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev, civil unrest and ethnic strife grew in various regions


time world

:Category:People from Sumgayit Some of the city's many prestigious residents include: chess players Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Zeinab Mamedyarova, balaban player Alihan Samedov, footballers Nazim Suleymanov, Kamal Guliyev and Mahir Shukurov, Ilham Zakiyev, two-time World and five-time blind judo champion and two-time gold medalist in the paralympics (Paralympic Judo) and karateka Rafael Aghayev. File:Maxir Sukurov.jpg

Mamedyarov , one of the world's top chess Grandmasters (Grandmaster (chess)). File:Ilham Zakiyev.jpg Ilham Zakiyev, two-time World and five-time blind judo champion and two-time gold medalist in the paralympics (Paralympic Judo). International relations Twin towns and sister cities Sumqayit is Town twinning twinned


numerous scientific

of research were numerous scientific publications and a book about architectural and planning development of the city of Sumgait. WikiPedia:Sumqayit


team competing

trans_title Sumgayit Executive Power. Parks and Leisure facilities accessdate 2010-12-29 Sports The city has one professional football (football (soccer)) team competing in the top-flight of Azerbaijani football – Sumgayit (Sumgayit FK), currently playing in the Azerbaijan Premier League. Transport Public transport thumb right The city's Koroghlu avenue. (File:Koroghlu avenue, Sumgait.JPG) Sumqayit has a large urban transport system, mostly managed by the Ministry of Transportation (Ministry of Transportation (Azerbaijan)). The city had a tram system (Trams in Sumqayit) that functioned from 1959 to 2003. WikiPedia:Sumqayit


current size

, led to establishment of ''Stars'' (Ulduzlar) and ''20 January Monument'' monuments in the park. In the eastern section of the park, ''Shehidler Khiyabani'' similar to Martyrs' Lane in Baku was established as burial ground for thousands of soldiers from Sumgayit who died during the war. According to the Decree No. 132 of the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan (Cabinet of Azerbaijan) dated August 2, 2001 the park was given the status of national historical importance. Its current size


title radio

The regional channel ''Dünya TV'' and newspaper ''365 Gün'' are headquartered in the city.


year amp

Economy style "float:right;" Karabakh: Timeline of the Conflict. ''BBC Russian'' content     '''Year'''   '''Event''' *1938 Baracks for workers were


construction

the construction boom, when the foundation of the executive power building was being excavated, remains of an ancient caravanserai along with personal items and kitchenware was found at the site. The first reports of settlements at the present site of Sumgayit were in 1580, when English traveller H. Barrow mentioned Sumgayit in his writings and in 1858, when Alexander Dumas wrote about the area in his memoirs ''Trip to Caucasus'', although nothing substantial was created on the site

industrial enterprises in the city and its enforcement is being regulated by the executive power of the city. For instance, the amount of waste water from industrial production went down from 600 thousand m 3 during the 1990s to 76.3 thousand m 3 in 2005. Solid waste went down from 300 thousand to 3,868 tons a year. The World Bank has issued a loan to the Azerbaijani government for construction of a burial range for mercury (Mercury (element)) waste

created in place of Thermal Power Station. Architects begin the construction for settlers of the Sumqayit Thermal Power Station. *1939 Foundations were built for synthetic rubber and chemical plants. *1940 All construction activities suspended with the start of the Great Patriotic War. *1941 Thermal Power Station is launched and Baku's oil industries received its first electricity. *1944 The construction of chemical and metallurgical plants. *1945 Sumqayit chemical plant produced its first

Sumqayit

'''Sumgayit''' ( Two settlements are within the city administration: Jorat (Corat) and Haji Zeynalabdin (Hacı Zeynalabdin), a settlement named after oil businessman and philanthropist Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev. It is home to Sumqayit State University.

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