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Nohur lake

Nohur lake or Nohurgishlag water storage located on 700 m. height from the sea level in a natural groove among Gulluburun, Goydagh and Yumuru mountains, 3 km in the east of Gabala city, 1 km in the north of Nohurgishlag village.

Beautiful quiet nature, clean water surface surrounded by high mountains – all this brings peace and a sense of distant exotic countries. Swimming in the Hohur lake is prohibited, however, fishing is allowed here – this is one of the main entertainment attractions that people enjoy near this place.

Nohur lake which existed as a natural lake until 1949, used to be surrounded by a swamp covered with dense reeds and water plants and there was a lake with yellowish-green water in a deep groove in the central part of it. In 1949, by building a soil dam with 850 m length, 8-10 m height and 4-6 m width, a water-storage reservoir was constructed in the south part of this lake.

Nohur lake
Nohur lake
Nohur lake

The length of the Nohur lake at present time is 1925 m, width is 1355 m and its total area is 240 ha. Maximum depth reaches 24 m and volume of the water is about 16 million m3.

Water of Damiraparan (70%) and Vandam (30%) rivers is spilt into Nohur lake. Besides refining the water of the above stated rivers, Nohurgishlag water-storage reservoir has a great significance in meeting needs for water of agriculture of Gabala, Aghdash, Goychay and Ujar regions.

We can organize an individual tour to Nohur lake
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