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    Leader in Global Muslim Travel
    Although there are many beautiful places around the world to visit, only a...
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    Measures for Development
    Tourism has already become a vital part of Azerbaijan’s economy. And the ...
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    Introducing Chenot Palace…
    Surrounded by the silence and tranquility of the magical pinewoods, and ove...
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    Forbes Best in Velvet Season
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    Providing Luxury Tourism
    Azerbaijan, the country with a mix of modernity and historicity continues t...
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    Hunting season begins!
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    Welcoming you to Eid Al Adha
    Eid Al-Adha (or Feast of Sacrifice) known to Azerbaijanis as Kurban Bayrami...
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    Welcome to Ganja
    Ganja is the second largest city in Azerbaijan after Baku with about 313,30...
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    September in Azerbaijan
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    Festival of Floating Lanterns
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    Gulf chooses Land of Fire
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    Day of National Music
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    2 days to Olympiad
    Dry runs of the opening ceremony are under way to officially receive the vi...
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    Ancient coins discovered
    The coins, about 273 coins are made of copper and were found in ancient jar...
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    9 days to Chess Olympiad
    More than 3,100 players, arbiters, journalists and congress delegates have ...
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    Guba:Best place for summer
    Guba is a landmark region of the Land of Fire. A favorite destination of hu...
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    Lahij… Village of Coppersmiths
    Lahij mountain village is in Ismayilli district of Azerbaijan. It was found...
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    Lankaran rise in tourists
    Azerbaijan’s Lankaran region, one of the oldest settlements in Azerbaijan...
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    Baku:Improved in Livability
    Baku has finally made it to number 9 in the list of the world’s 10 cities...
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    National e-Sports Championship
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    Amazing Retro Baku
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    Baku International Jazz Festival
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    Beauty of Gusar region
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    Tourism in Azerbaijan
    Azerbaijan makes considerable profits from tourism this year. In general, A...
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    Introducing Lake Goygol
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    Center of international tourism
    Azerbaijan becomes center of international tourism. The ranking was drawn u...
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    It’s summer in full swing
    August is the time of abundance and natural bounties in Azerbaijan. Rich ha...
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    Great news for K-Pop lovers!
    The K-Pop festival is coming to Baku, Azerbaijan! This festival traditional...
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    Gabala 8th International Music Festival ongoing
    The Gabala 8th International Music Festival is ongoing at one of the beauti...
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    Welcome to the beautiful parks of Baku
    Over the past few years, Baku has become a lot greener and more beautiful, ...
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    Did you know that Azerbaijan is the home of centenarians?
    According to official statistics, there are 838 people aged 100+ in Azerbai...
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    Azerbaijan ranks second at International Fireworks Festival
    Azerbaijani pyrotechnic company "Great holiday - Baku" was ranked second at...
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    It’s time for that unique Baku Boulevard tour
    Tourists and chess fans waiting to visit Azerbaijan for the 42nd World Ches...
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    Waiting for the Chess Olympiad
    A full speed preparation for the 42nd World Chess Olympiad to be held in Ba...
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    Retro Baku: Step back in time
    The Baku City Main Department of Culture and Tourism has recently launched ...
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    Masally - the alluring spot of Azerbaijan
    Masally is an extremely colorful and interesting region of Azerbaijan. This...
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    Land of Fire to attract more travelers
    Azerbaijan, also referred as the Land of Fire, continues to attract more an...
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    Baku hosts closing of FIG World Cup Final in Rhythmic Gymnastics
    The closing ceremony of the FIG World Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics was held a...
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    Shaki sweets Festival attracts all those with a sweet tooth
    Shaki, one of the most ancient cities of Azerbaijan, recently opened its do...
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    Festival of Colors: A never before seen collective feeling of euphoria
    As part of the extensive summer programs in Azerbaijan, The breathtaking Fe...
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    Soul of Dance: Enjoying summer on coast of the Caspian Sea!
    A summer dance festival "Soul of Dance" organized by Azerbaijani Youth Unio...
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    Azerbaijan Airlines to Purchase B737 MAX jets.
    Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has announced that it is considering buying 10 B...
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    Azerbaijan Railways switches to enhanced operation
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    Azerbaijan to join the ‘Blue flag’ movement
    After recently presenting the project of standard beaches. Azerbaijan’s C...
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    Foreigners to get visas on simplified scheme starting September
    The Ministry of Culture & Tourism is finishing up preparations to begin the...
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    First standard beach opens in Azerbaijan
    Following the report on creation of Special Tourism Zones, Azerbaijan has s...
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    Azerbaijan to create Special tourism zones
    In recent times The Ministry of Economy of Azerbaijan together with the Min...
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    Azerbaijan tightens security at tourism facilities
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    Tourists spend daily $700 in Azerbaijan
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    French media hails Azerbaijan
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    Arab tourist influx to Azerbaijan has grown 30-fold
    The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan has published the statistic...
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    First Summer picnic area created near Baku
    The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan informs that the first zone...
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    Foreigners to enjoy tax-free in Azerbaijan soon
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    Azerbaijan`s Republic Day marked in UAE.
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    Media Personalities from Kuwait travel to Azerbaijan .
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    Summer joy in Azerbaijan
    Superb climate with warm summers, sublime beaches, megalithic monuments and...
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    Spring in Azerbaijan
    Azerbaijan welcomed spring on March 20, about 08.30 a.m. Baku time, with su...
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    Unique Health Treatment
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    BIHE 2016
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    SOCAR Tower
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    Lankaran
    One of best travel destination in Azerbaijan, during summer and winter.. La...
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    Fairmont Hotel Baku
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    Double Decker Bus in Baku
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    Tourism office in Moscow
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    Spring awakening
    The Azerbaijani spring pleases all with the wonderful weather and stormy ge...
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    Baku White City
    “The Black City throughout centuries will turn White, clean, there will b...
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    Romantic autumn
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    Azerbaijan Caviar
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    Naftalan White Oil Therapy
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Do You Know

  • Mud Volcanoes
    That Azerbaijan is considered as a homeland of mud volcanoes. Azerbaijan ranks first in the world in the number of mud volcanoes. Mud volcanoes are originally related to oil and gas fields. At the international competition of Swiss non-profit organization of the "Seven Wonders of Nature", The largest mud volcanoes on the territory of Azerbaijan took 5th place. The mud volcanoes of Azerbaijan are also listed in the Guinness Book.
  • Baku Multinational City
    That Baku is one of the biggest multinational cities in the world. For centuries people from more than 50 nations continue making Baku their home. These people include - Azerbaijanis, Russians, Ukrainians, Byelorussians, Georgians, Jews, Lezghins, Tatars, Germans, Polishs, Greeks, Turks, Tats, Talish and representatives of other nationalities and other ethnic groups.
  • 1st European Olympic Games held at Baku
    The 2015 European Games, also known as Baku 2015 or Baku 2015 European Games, were the inaugural edition of the European Games, an international multi-sport event for athletes representing the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Europe. It took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 12 to 28 June 2015, and featured almost 6,000 athletes from 50 countries competing in 20 sports. Baku was awarded the right to host the first European Games at the 41st EOC General Assembly in Rome. The European Games will take place every four years thereafter, with the next competition due to be held in 2019.
  • Naftalan Oil
    That the Nafthalan oil is the only oil in the world for medical features.The deposit is situated 50 km away from the Ganja city of Azerbaijan. Nafthalan oil is famous in the world as the exclusive means with healing properties of bone, joint, skin, gynecological and urological diseases, nervousness, skin diseases, liver diseases, rheumatic joints, and soft tissues outside of the support apparatus.
  • highest world’s flag-post
    That the Flag-post of Azerbaijan State Flag is the highest world’s flag-post! This was confirmed by Guinness World Records in May 2010. The height of the supporting block erected in 20000 m² land is 162 m, the diameter of the foundation is 3.2 m, the diameter of the top surface – 1.09 m. The width of the Flag is 35 m, length – 70 m, total area is 2450 m² and weighs – 350 kg.
  • Salty Mountain
    That the only Salty Mountain in the world is found in the south region of Azerbaijan. The Salty Mountain is famous both for it's pure salt and healing peculiarities. It's natural resources make 90 million tonnes. The salt was extracted here 6 thousand years ago. Before world-wide known “Silk Way” there was “Salt Way” extending from Nakhchivan to the countries of Middle East. Azerbaijan operates the World's Famous Salt Mountain Physiotherapy Center.
  • Burning Mountain Yanardag
    That another beautiful wonder of the world is the Burning Mountain Yanardag in Azerbaijan. Yanardag is a mountain near Baku, the Capital of Azerbaijan. Yanardag continuously vents flames of fires all year round a process that has been going on for over 1000 years. Natural gas vents on the sides of the mountains make sure that the flames don’t subdue inspite of rain.
  • Caspian Sea
    That the Caspian Sea. World’s largest inland body of water with a surface area of 371,000 km² (143,000 sq. m.), also borders Azerbaijan. The Caspian Sea has the characteristics common to both - sea and lake! It has been listed as the world's largest lake, though it is not a freshwater lake. The Caspian Sea is a unique ecological system with rich natural resources, which include mineral, biological, agro-climatical, balneological, and recreational components.
  • Caspian Seal
    That the smallest seals in the World Ocean known as pinnipeds are an endemic species spread only in the Caspian Sea, bordering Azerbaijan. These seals, also known as the Caspian Seals are the only specimen of the pinnipeds listed in the Guinness Book Records and the “Red Book” of International Union for Conservation of Nature.
  • Ashabi-Kahf
    That the Ashabi-Kahf, one of the world's rare sanctuaries is found in Azerbaijan. Ashabi-Kahf is located in the natural cave between Ilandag and Nahajir Mountains, approximately 12 km away from the city of Nakhchivan of Azerbaijan. Acquaintance with the structure, the natural geographical conditions of the cave allows one to say, that Ashabi-Kahf was one of the world’s early settlements.
  • ironwood Demiragach
    That the wonder of nature ironwood Demiragach is growing in the south region of Azerbaijan. Ironwood Demiragach is one of the rare plants of the World. The Ironwood Demiragach tree neither burns in the fire nor sinks. Interestingly enough, It is impossible to drive a nail into this tree. The lifespan of this tree growing in the Talysh woods in Azerbaijan is more than 200 years.
  • Sheikh Safi Carpet
    That the most beautiful example of ornamental weaving is the"Ardebyl Carpet" or the "Sheikh Safi Carpet". This Carpets was woven in Tabriz, Azerbaijan in 1539 by the request of Sephevi Monarch Tahmasib I for Ardebil Mosque. The carpet of 56,12 sq.m. size was considered the largest carpet in the world for a long time, and is stored in "Victoria and Albert" Museum in London.
  • Shirali Muslimov
    That one of the long-lived inhabitants of the world (168 years)Shirali Muslimov was an Azeri. He was born in Barzavu village of Lerik region in 1805 and died in 1973. Shirali Muslumov was married 3 times and had 23 children. In 1966 Azerbaijani film studio shot a documentary film about him “Shirali descended from the mountain”. He became a father to a beautiful daughter at the age of 136. He was listed in Guinness Book Records for longevity.
  • Mugham Center
    That Baku, the Capital of Azerbaijan Houses the first and the only, world International Mugam Center. The building has a unique design and brings to mind one of the ancient beautiful musical instruments of Azerbaijan - the "Tar". Materials and equipment used for the building and construction of this state-of-the art Monument was imported from Italy, Austria, France and Turkey.
  • Azerbaijan Oil
    FACTS ABOUT AZERBAIJAN OIL. The first reliable information about oil extraction on the Absheron Peninsula, where Baku is located, dates back to the 7th and 8th centuries. At that time, the oil was taken primarily by very primitive or natural ways. In the 10th century, the Arabian traveler, Marudee, reported that both white and black oil were being extracted naturally from Baku. But as the demand for oil increased, people looked for new ways to extract the oil. It was in Azerbaijan that the first oil extraction took place. In Balakhany, one of the districts of Baku, there is a 35 meters deep well with a carved stone at the bottom. It was dug out in 1594 by a skilled workman named Mamed Nuroghlu . A Russian scientist Gemlin who visited Baku in 1771 and mine-engineer Voscoboynikov in 1827 researched and described these wells and their technology. By the end of the 19th century, Baku's fame as the "Black Gold Capital" had spread throughout of the world.

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