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It is another historical-strategic site in Khachmaz. Beginning from the 16th century, the port started to play an im­portant role in establishing relations between Azerbaijan and neighbouring countries by sea. Despite disagreements between states, the Volga-Caspian tra­de route expanded trade relations with northern countries. The region exported silk, crafts and dried fruit to northern co­untries. A significant innovation in Cas­pian trade was that Shirvan established extensive trade relations with Western European countries, which also involved Genoese and Venetian merchants.