Balakan district joined the first nationwide Green Marathon that was launched on 5th of November 2014.
Area: 924,9 sq.km.
Population: 92,1 thousand
Center: Balakan city
On November 1-8, with the organization of Executive Body of Balakan city, during daily tree planting action held in the scope of “First Green Marathon”, generally 3500 trees were planted including 2900 Eldar pine trees and 220 cypress trees along Balakan-Zagatala highway (the area of Gazbina and Katekh villages-17 km) ,30 Eldar pine trees on Ataturk avenue(0,2 km), 350 Eldar pine trees in the area of Heydar Aliyev park.
9003 trees were planted in the area of Balakan region in the scope of "Green Marathon".