The small town of Devechi (now it is renamed into the city of Shabran) leads the life in 122 kilometers from Baku – the capital of Azerbaijan. "Devechi" in translation from Azerbaijani means "the person who leads the camel". But today you won't meet here camels though in due time this city was one of the main stops of big caravans. It is located in northeast part of Big Caucasian ridge. Mostly it is the semidesert territory with the arid climate passing on slopes of mountains in moderate.
But from the East the Devechi region is washed by waters of the Caspian Sea sandy coast of which smoothly passes into heights, and then into the mountains covered with the woods. Total area the of the woods in Devechi makes 21, 5 thousand hectares. The territory of the region is rich with mineral waters and mud volcanoes. Also oil reserves are found in a subsoil of the local woods around Zagli-Zeyva – on the way to Devechi it is possible to see many oil derricks. In the territory of the region are located two historical and archaeological reserves. When the speech comes about Devechi, one involuntarily remember Chyraggala's fortress. The word meaning of "Galaalti" in translation from Azerbaijani means "Under fortress". It got the name because settles down directly under the fortress of "Chyraggala".+
Galaalti is original and extremely attractive balneal resort of Azerbaijan. It is stretched in picturesque foothills of Greater Caucasus at the height of 1000 m above the sea level. This place of special natural beauty with crystal-clear air is located among charming woody slopes on the bank of the Caspian Sea. Here mountain air merges with sea air and the climate with low humidity is formed what allows people to feel comfortably.
The railroad connects it with the largest cities of Azerbaijan and Russia. Between the city of Shabran and BAKU ply electric trains, buses and share taxis. In Baku there is an international airport.