Common description

Naftalan is a city in Azerbaijan, surrounded by the rayon of Goranboy. It is located on an agricultural plain near the Lesser Caucasus Mountains. The word naftalan also means a petroleum product which can be obtained there.
It is the center of a unique petroleum industry, with a grade of oil referred to as "Naftalan"


Naftalan's climate is a local steppe climate. There is not much rainfall in Naftalan all year long. The average annual temperature in Naftalan is 14.3 °C. The rainfall here averages 384 mm.