(does not indicate territory occupied since the early-1990s by Armenia)
Note: these are NOT administrative entities but primarily established for economic purposes.
They do help give some direction to non-natives when locating the 69 districts that make up the administration system of the country.
Ganja-Gazakh region (Ganja, second city – 316,000 pop.)
Shaki-Zakatala region (Shaki – 63,700 of the )
Guba-Khachmaz (Guba — )
Daghlig-Shirvan region (Shirvan – 78,000)
Absheron region (Baku, 2 million inhabitants and Sumgait – 314,800)
Aran region (, //)
Lankaran region (Lankaran – 83,000)
Nakhichevan autonomous republic