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Brief information about the Sumqayıt

Sumqayit Sumgayit (; Azerbaijani: Sumqayıt [sumgɑˈjɯt], also transliterated as Sumgait or Sumgayit) is the third-largest city in Azerbaijan, situated near the Caspian Sea, about 31 kilometres (19 miles) from the capital, Baku. The city has a population of about 265,000, making it the third-largest city in Azerbaijan following Ganja's city and the capital Baku.

The city has a territory of 83 square kilometres (32 sq mi). It was established on November 22, 1949. Two settlements are within the city government: a settlement, Jorat and Haji Zeynalabdin.

It is home to Sumqayit State University.

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