Neft Daşları

By Bruno Girin on Flickr - Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9549521Neft Daşları is an industrial settlement in Baku, Azerbaijan. The settlement forms part of the municipality of Çilov-Neft Daşları in the Khazar raion. It lies 100 km (62 mi) away from the Azerbaijani capital Baku, and 55 km (34 mi) from the nearest shore in the Caspian Sea. A full town on the sea with up to 5000 inhabitants, it was the first oil platform in Azerbaijan, and the first operating offshore oil platform in the world, incorporating numerous drilling platforms. Read more on Wikipedia (english, deutsch, türkçe).

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