Astara district joined the first nationwide Green Marathon that was launched on 5th of November 2014.
Area: 616,4 sq.km.
population: 99,8 thousand
Center: Astara city
On November 7, during tree planting actions held in the scope of “First Green Marathon” with the organization of Executive Body of Astara district, nearly 2500 different types of trees were planted in a new Park- boulevard settled in the coast of Caspian Sea, in the Gandjlar street, near Astara-Gamishovka highway. Participating actively in this Marathon, educational institutions, health care, culture, the institution of Forest protection and restoration, Department of Irrigation Systems, Department of Veterinary, Road maintenance department No. 52, Department of Land and Cartography, Gas maintenance department and other departments planted generally 350 plane trees, 300 cypress, 200 Eldar pine, 1500 acacia, 40 Persian ironwood, 30 oak trees.
on 1-12 March Executive Body of Astara district held massive tree planting actions in the scope of “Green Marathon”. During the actions 2500 different types of trees including 130 plane, 360 kiparis, 1200 citrus, 210 acacia, 250 fruit and other species were planted.