Welcome to Azerbaijan!
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Dear visitor of our site, have you ever been in Azerbaijan? If so, you for sure have warm and vivid memoirs and wish to visit this wonderful country again. If no, you certainly need to see everything at first hand.
We invite you and your friends to visit Azerbaijan and its capital Baku!
You wish to get in touch with the history of the last centuries, architectural monuments, to attend comfortable resorts with sandy beaches, to stroll along flowering meadows, to plunge in sky-blue sea, to climb up a mountaintop covered with woods.
All of these you can find in Azerbaijan!
If you have decided to head for Azerbaijan, we will try to highlight some issues that you can meet before travel.
We will describe the resorts of Azerbaijan. You will get known about respectable and inexpensive hotels where you can have a good rest, chose souvenirs for yourselves and your close ones, try national cuisine.
At our site, you will get known about how wonderful Azerbaijan is!
Resorts of Azerbaijan are waiting for you!
You are welcome in Azerbaijan!
Area: 86.600 sq km. 11,5% of area covered by forests, 1,6% water, 50% agricultural lands, 27% of which are pastures, 36.9% other lands. The country is situated in 44o and 52o of East longitude, and in the latitude of 38o and 42o North, Baku is situated in 40o parallel
Population of Azerbaijan: 8 347 300 men (on 01.01.2005). 50.8% reside in urban areas, 49.2% in rural areas
Capital od Azerbaijan: Baku city
Major languages: Azerbaijani is an official language. Other languages: Russian, Georgian, Lezghi
Russian and Turkish are widely spoken
Religion: Majority of the population is Muslim. Other religions include Orthodox Christianity, Catholicism, Protestantism, Judaism
Zone time: GMT + 4 hours
Azerbaijan currency: 1 manat = 100 qapik
Domain zone: .az
International dialing code: +994
Entry formalities: The valid passport is required. Entry visas required by all
Entry visas may be obtained upon arrival to Airport
Electric current: Voltage is usually 220,50 Hz.
National currency of Azerbaijan is Azerbaijan manat (AZM). Foreign currency and traveling cheques can be exchanged for Azerbaijan manats in all banks. Besides, currency exchange can be made at all official exchange points that you can find everywhere. It is necessary to keep a receipt of exchange until departure from the country. Those who change currency at private person take a risk of being a victim of trickery and carry the responsibility for possible abuses.
As a rule it is possible to pay by credit cards in hotels. But it is recommended to clear up in advance about acceptance of credit cards. You can get some cash from cash machines in the most important business centres, big shops and underground stations.