ASTARA, a port of Russian Transcaucasia, government of
Baku, on the Caspian, in 38į 27′ N. lat. and 48į 53′ E. long., on
the river of the same name, which forms the frontier between
Persia and Russia. Russian merchandize is landed there and
forwarded to AzerbŠijŠn and Tabriz via Ardebil.
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