Binagadi district (former Kirov district) is locating on the north- west of Absheron peninsula, at a distance of 10.5 km from city center within Baku city administrative territory. The former name of the district was Kirov district, but it was named "Binagadi district" by the Resolution of National Council of the Supreme Council of the Azerbaijan Republic on the date of April 29, 1992. Its area is 169,38 sq.km, administrative center is M.A.Rasulzada settlement.
The number of permanent residents living in the region is 260,400, the actual population is about 400,000 people.
There are five settlements – Rasulzada, Bilajari, binagadi, Khojasan, 28 May settlements (Settlement administrative territorial counties), 4th micro –district (7, 7, 8 and 9th micro –districts), including 7 and 8th micro -districts, Area administrative territorial district (AATD) number 1 covering the territorial boundaries of Darnagul residential area, Area administrative territorial district (AATD) number 2 covering the territorial boundaries of 6 and 9th micro –districts.
5 municipalities being local self- governing bodies operate in the district. Binagadi municipality covering the territorial boundaries of Area administrative territorial county (AATC) number 1 and 2 and Darnagul residential area, Rasulazada municipality covering the territorial boundaries of Rasulzada settlement, Bilajari municipality covering the territorial boundaries of Bilajari settlement, Binagadi settlement municipality covering the territorial boundaries of Binagadi settlement, Khojasan municipality covering the territorial boundaries of Khojasan, Sulu- tapa and 28 May settlements.
3 independent Election Constituencies, Binagadi first Election District Constituency Election Commission number 8, Binagadi second Election District Constituency Election Commission number 9, Binagadi third Election District Constituency Election Commission number 10 and 1 joint Garadag- Binagadi – Yasamal Election District Constituency Election Commission number 12 operate within the district. There are 38 polling stations within Election Constituency number 8, 36 polling stations within Election Constituency number 9, 35 polling stations within Election Constituency number 10, 4 polling stations within Garadag- Binagadi – Yasamal Election District (joint) number 12 under the scope of Binagadi district. As a whole there 113 polling stations within the district, including 2 new polling stations within Election Constituency number 8, 5 polling stations within Election Constituency number 9 (1 polling station transferred to the Constituency Election Commission number 8 due to its location of coverage area) 1 polling station within Election Constituency number 10 were established on the date of October 9, 2013 in relation with holding Presidential elections in the Republic. (The main purpose to establish new polling stations was to create conditions for the voters to vote conveniently and at closer stations in terms of location).
32 general education schools, 4 out-of-school institutions - Children's Creativity Center, Children's Youth Sports Center, Children's Youth Creativity Center, Children's Youth Chess Sports Center and 34 preschool training and education institutions subordinated to the Education Department of Baku city operate within the region. In addition to this, 4 technical vocational high schools (6, 9, 18 and Baku Tourism Vocational School), 3 music schools (11 and 26), Baku Humanitarian College and 3 Higher Education Institutions - Baku branch of Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Academy of Labor and Social Relations and Baku Pedagogical Institute for Training and Retraining operate here. 7 libraries, 1 culture house, 1 agricultural museum, 19 cultural monuments (16 of them are country and 3 are local), 5 hotels (3 are four star) operate here.
There are Bathhouse built in 1915, located in the territory of Binagadi settlement, protected by the state according to the relevant decision of Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mosque and minaret built in 1908, Reservoir of XVIII century located in the territory of Khojasan settlement, residence place of IX – XVII centruies, Caravanserai of XVII century, Mosque built in 1658 located in the territory of Bilajari settlement, Bronze Age “Necropolis” around Oil fields included in the list of archaeological monuments and located in the territory of Binagadi settlement, residence place of XV-XVIII century in the territory of Oil fields, as well as "Binagadi IV period fauna and flora cemetery" and “Keyraki” volcano Mountain declared to be "State Reserve" according to the Resolution of Council of Ministers of the Azerbaijan SSR number 167, dated on March 16, 1982 within the district. Moreover, there is the first oil well in Binagadi settlement, one of the cultural monuments not included to the list of protected monuments by the state built in recent years and simultaneously previous years in the territory of the district.
There are also following sculptural monuments within the territory of Binagadi district:
There are Monument of National Leader of Azerbaijani People Heydar Aliyev (the Sculptor - Azad Aliyev) in front of administrative building of the Binagadi District New Azerbaijan Party, monument of the academician Zarifa Aziz gizi Aliyeva (the Sculptor – Omar Eldarov, 2001) in the park named after her within territory of district's 6th micro- district, monument of the public figure Ayna Sultanova the Sculptor – Minavvar Rzayeva, 1986) in the Ataturk avenue, the monument complex (1995) was erected in memory of Hero of the Soviet Union Habibulla Eynulla ogly Hüseynov and our compatriots died in the Great Patriotic War in 8th micro- district, I.Dadashov street, the monument of Romanian composer, public figure George Enescu (the Sculptor – Natig Aliyev, October of 2006) located at the intersection of Jafar Khandan street and Azadlig avenue, the monument of martyr Ramiz Nazim ogly Aboyev (the Sculptor – Eldar Hasanov, January of 1996) in the park named after him located in Rasulzada settlement, monument of the martyr Hamza Babashov in the H.Babashov street, 9th micro-district, monument of National Hero of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Farhad Gambar ogly Humbatov (the Sculptor – Aydin Mammadov, 2001) in the park named after F.Humbatov located in the territory of Rasulzada settlement, the monument complex of "Bullets rain" erected in memory of the January 20 martyrs (the Sculptor – Azad Aliyev, January 19, 2013) in Bilajari settlement, monument complex the National Heroes and monument of 8 National Heroes in Bilajari settlement.
National Center for Ophthalmology named after Academic Z.Aliyeva, 11 private medical centers, 3 Emergency Medical Assistance Stations and 12 medical institutions subordinated to the Baku City Health Department, including 6 city polyclinics (number 9, 10, 11, 25, 27, 35), 3 children's polyclinics (number 11, 20, 21), Women's Counseling Center number 9, Rehabilitation Center of Disabled under Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Khojasan Health Center, Self- supporting dental polyclinic number 8, 400- bed multi- profile United City Hospital number 6 named after A.D.Malikov and 575- bed multi- profile Central Railway Hospital and Polyclinic of Azerbaijan State Railway operate in the district. Various specialty physicians, functional diagnostic cabinets and laboratories operate in the treatment and prophylactic facilities in accordance with the structure of district medical institutions.
6 large sports health complexes - "Baku Tennis Academy" commissioned in 2009 and located at I.Dadashov street, 8th micro- district (facilities available at the center: 6 outdoor playgrounds, 4 indoor playgrounds, 1 indoor central playground, 1 swimming pool), “Republic Skeet Shooting Centre” located at the address of Bilajari settlement, Sumgait highway-3 (types of sports activities in the center: bullet shooting, pneumatic gun, skeet shooting is divided into 3 places – 1) sparticle, 2) trap, 3) steek), "Bilajari Palace of Sports and Health Center of the Locomotive" commissioned in 1980 and located at Bilajari settlement, Y.Huseynov-1 (facilities available at the center: boxing, kick-boxing, weightlifting, swimming, Greco-Roman wrestling), “Bilajari Sport Complex of Locomotive Sport Health Center” commissioned in 1983 and located at Bilajari settlement, M.Huseynzada -2 (facilities available at the center: wrestling hall, hand games hall, volleyball hall, weightlifting hall, judo, karate halls and basketball hall), "Binagadi Sports Health Complex" commissioned in 2005 and located at Binagadi settlement, II Madan building 93 (facilities available at the center: football stadium with artificial turf, mini football pitch, wrestling hall, basketball hall, tennis court - outdoor gym hall), "Azeryol" Volleyball Complex commissioned in 2012 (volleyball court and gym hall having 2000 seats capacity) operate within territory of the district.
103 industrial enterprises operate within territory of the district that, 6 of them are mine hoisting, 88 processing, 4 electricity, gas and evaporation, 5 water supply and waste treatment enterprises. Large industrial enterprises operating in the district can be shown "Binagadi Oil Company" Oil Company for oil and gas extraction purposes, "Bot" LLC specialized in shoes production, "Machine- building plant named after B.Sardarov" mainly specialized in mechanical engineering, “Baku Steel” OJSC specialized in production of various types of iron and steel products, "FAB Boya" and "Bilfa Boya" companies producing various types of paints can be shown as examples of these. In addition to these, large companies such as "Coca-cola Bottlers LTD", "Golden Water", "Mars Overseas" producing non- alcoholic and soft drinks operate within territory of the district that, their manufactured products are sold within whole of the country. Simultaneously, "Aqua Park" recreation and entertainment complex operate in the district. Moreover, "Monte Kristo", "Lido", "Min Bir Gecə" one of the wedding palaces spectacular wedding palace of the capital, "Elite" shopping and leisure center, "Oazis" recreation center render services for population of the district and residents of the capital.
As there are 920 means of public transport in the district, whole settlement and residential areas have been provided with passenger transport buses. There are 50960 cars in the district that, it means 226 cars per thousand persons/ 12 post departments of post offices number 6 and 2 of "Azərpocht" State Enterprise are rendering services. Moreover, ATSs number 561, 562, 563, 401, 411, 412 operating in the district modernized, electronized, number capacities have been increased