Lankaran is located in the south-eastern part of Azerbaijan on the Caspian Sea. This is one of the brightest and most beautiful cities in the country. Exquisite architecture, a wonderful climate and beautiful natural landscapes are the hallmarks of this city. A percentage of the population of the district is ethnic Talish, who have to this day preserved their ancient traditions and customs. The subtropical climate of Lankaran region is ideal for the growing of citrus fruits, rice, grapes and tobacco. Great attention is given to the production of Lankaran tea. Hirkan National Park (the habitat of the Asiatic leopard) and Gizilagaj Reserve are partially located on the territory of Lenkoran and are of considerable interest for eco-tourism enthusiasts. There are plenty of historical attractions in Lankaran and among them the most attractive is Lankaran Fortress, or to be more exact, the fragments of it which still remain.