Official name: Republic of Azerbaijan
Political system: democratic, legal, secular, unitary republic
Capital: Baku (Baki)
Territory: 86600 sq. km.
Administrative division: 1 autonomous republic, 66 districts (rayon), 69 city and towns
Main cities: Baku, Ganja, Sumqayit, Mingechevir, Nakhchivan, Shusha
Religion: Muslim 93.4%, Russian Orthodox 2.5%,Armenian Orthodox Church 2.3%, other 1.8%.
Time Zone: GMT +4 (in summer +5)
Currency: New Azerbaijani Manat (AZN) | US$ 1 = approx. 0.8 AZN
Electricity: 220 V, 50 Hz (double pins European plug)
Languages: Azerbaijani (official), Russian & English are spoken
Border countries: Armenia (with Azerbaijan-proper) 566 km, Armenia (with Azerbaijan-Nachichevan enclave) 221 km, Georgia 322 km, Iran (with Azerbaijan-proper) 432 km, Iran (with Azerbaijan-Nachichevan enclave) 179 km, Russia 284 km, Turkey 9 km
Lowest point: Caspian Sea -28 m
Highest point: Bazarduzu mountain 4,466 m
Climate of country is mainly formed by its relief and impact of Caspian Sea. Here are 9 types of climate from 11 consisted in the earth. It is observing the vertical changing of climatic types - from climatic type of hilly tundra to semi-desert and dry-desert type. Atmospheric precipitation is mainly fall-out as drains and during snow days of the year in foothills and plain areas it lasts for 20 days. And in Nakhichevan and hilly regions the snow lasts 100 days and more.
Average temperature ranges on the lowlands are from 25 to 27 degrees Celsius (77 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit) in July to 0 to 3 degrees Celsius (32 to 37 degrees Fahrenheit) in January and between -3 to -6 degrees Celsius (27 to 21 degrees Fahrenheit) in January on the highlands.
All nationalities except CIS countries passport holders need an entry visa to enter Azerbaijan.
The entry visa can be obtained either at the Embassies of Azerbaijan abroad or upon arrival in Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport. Please check the details with us.
How to get us:
Azerbaijan Airlines (regular operations to & from London, Paris, Milano, Dubai, Moscow, St. Petersburg)
Lufthansa via Frankfurt-am-Maine
BMI via London Heathrow
Austrian Airlines via Vienna
Turkish Airlines via Istanbul
Fly Dubai via Dubai
Air Baltic via Riga
Aeroflot via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Regular daily service from Tbilisi, Georgia