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(ˌsum gɑˈit)

a city in SE Azerbaijan, on the Caspian Sea. 234,000.
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Nigar Usubova and Fidan Yusifzade represent Ojag Sport club, and Leyli Agazade represents Sumgait city.
The sea water temperature will be 25-26 C on the northern beaches (Sumgait, Novkhani, Pirshaghi, Nardaran, Bilgah, Zagulba) and 26-27 C on the southern beaches (Turkan, Hovsan, Sahil, Shikh).
METAK plans to increase its production capacity by expanding to the cities of Sumgait and Balakhany, which will include the construction of a brand new manufacturing facility.
NNA - A commemoration service will be held on February 25, 2018 at Sourp Nishan Armenian Apostolic Church in Beirut in memory of the victims of pogroms of Armenians in the Azerbaijani city of Sumgait back in February 1988.
Technip SA (Paris:TEC) announced on Tuesday that it has been awarded a contract for Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) services by SOCAR for its Azerikimya plant, located in the city of Sumgait, Azerbaijan.
Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park MMC and Iran's Darou Pakhsh companies also signed a Memorandum of Understanding on producing pharmaceutical products in accordance with the international standards in the territory of Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park.
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict broke out on February 28 1988 in the Azerbaijani Sumgait with massacre of Armenians as a
"We were wise enough and had political will to take seriously and make conclusions from the events in Osh in neighboring Kyrgyzstan, Fergana, Baku, Sumgait, Nagorno Karabakh, the Caucasus, Transnistria, the Baltics, where ethnic clashes resulted in a bloodshed of innocent people," said President Nursultan Nazarbayev during today's meeting of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan.
As a result of the explosion, Sumgait city resident Rasim Huseynov died in route to the hospital, while workers - Baku residents Sahil Bayramov and Zafar Aghayev were placed in the hospital.
The petrochemical sector is concentrated in the area around Sumgait, close to Baku.
Sumgait Industrial Center forms a basis of the Absheron economic region.