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Azerbaijan Travel Wiki

Easy travel guide
Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is one of the most unique places in the world to visit. There are 11 defined climate zones in the world today and this nation has 9 of them found somewhere within its borders.

It’s not quite Europe in its feel, but it isn’t quite Asia either. You’ll find banana trees within sight of mountain tundras as you get ready to spend some time at the beach, along with some additional incredible exploration opportunities during your stay.

History Seems To Be Around Every Corner

Azerbaijan is home to a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Old City of Baku. As one of the most populated places in the entire Middle East, this area is mentioned several times in ancient Roman and Greek literature. Some of the historical monuments within the country, such as the Maiden Tower, date back to the 12th century.

Mud Volcanoes Provide a Unique Experience

If the historical sites aren’t going to fill up your entire itinerary, then perhaps viewing the hundreds of mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan will. Almost half of the world’s mud volcanoes are found within the borders of this nation and eruptions happen almost every day. The ground rumbles, the mud has large bubbles form within it, and then an explosion of gas occurs. 23 of these volcanoes are part of the country’s national park system.

Don’t Miss the Flames of Baku

Alexandre Dumas might be famous for books like The Count of Monte Cristo, but his journals of a visit to Azerbaijan are also worth reading. Of note are the experiences he had in Boku with the flames that have given this area the nickname the “Land of Fire.” He wrote of mysterious flames that had an other-worldly quality over 150 years ago – and you can experience these flames for yourself today as well.

Azerbaijan offers visitors a modern experience that is still unique thanks to the influences of geology and its placement at the crossroads of the ancient Silk Road.

City Guides

Click on a city for more information about the city, maps, tourist information, tours and what to see and do in the city.


Baku, capital of Azerbaijan

Baku Travel Wiki Travel to Baku Located on the Caspian Sea, Baku is the largest city in Azerbaijan and it is unique because it is the lowest lying capital in the world. Sitting at 92 feet below sea level, the city consists of two primary sections: the downtown area and the old inner city. There’s a wide range of cultural activities that you’ll be able to enjoy during a visit, from the local art and history museums to the fun park spaces...

Travel resources

Below you can find usefull travel resources for your visit to the country

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Azerbaijan Holidays

Azerbaijan Public Holidays See the calendars for national Azerbaijan holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Azerbaijan holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Biggest City Azerbaijan

Facts about Azerbaijan, Biggest city What are the name of the biggest city Azerbaijan, and how big are city by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017

Geography and facts, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, geography and facts explained Geograhy, facts, local customs and foodie guide. All explained in videos 8 to 15 minutes, very good, informative and funny videos that will ensure you see the videos to the end. The videos are produced by Geography now, thanks for the videos and keep up the good work.

National Tourist Information Azerbaijan

Traveladvisor in Azerbaijan: Are you going on a vacation you can get lots of free and professional help, traveladvice and information from the National Tourism Organisation. Discover the country and the cities getting the most out of your vacation with the professional help from the people who knows their country and their culture the best. Azerbaijan Tourism Authority Uzeyir Hajibeyov, 40 Government House, 3th floor BakuTel: (+994 12) 493 43 98WEBSITEFACEBOOKTWITTERYOUTUBEGOOGLE+FLICKRPINTERESTINSTAGRAMAzerbaijan

VR City tour in Baku

What to see in Baku, Azerbaijan ? VR guided tour. Azerbaijan’s capital is the architectural love child of Paris and Dubai albeit with plenty of Soviet genes floating half-hidden in the background.Few cities in the world are changing as quickly and nowhere else in Eurasia do East and West blend as seamlessly or as chaotically. At its heart, the Unesco-listed Old City (İçəri Şəhər) lies within an exotically crenelated arc of fortress wall. Around this are gracefully illuminated stone mansions and...

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

January 1New YearFixed
January 2New YearFixed
January 20Martyrs' DayFixed
March 8International Women's DayFixed
NovruzSpring FestivalVariable
May 9Victory DayFixed
May 28Republic DayFixed
June 15National Salvation DayFixed
June 26Azerbaijan Armed Forces DayFixed
October 18Independence DayFixed
November 9Flag DayFixed
December 31International Solidarity Day of AzerbaijanisFixed
Ramazan Bayram?Ramazan Bayram?Variable 2 days
Gurban Bayram?Gurban Bayram?Variable 2 days

Which are the largest cities ?

Listing of the most important and largest cities in the country


List of Airports, IATA

List of IATA airports in the country, sorted in International, Domestic and Regional airports. Use the search field if you need information about a specific airport.

BakuAzerbaijanUBBBGYDHeydar Aliyev International AirportInternational
GanjaAzerbaijanUBBGKVDGanja International AirportInternational
LankaranAzerbaijanUBBLLLKLankaran International AirportInternational
NakhchivanAzerbaijanUBBNNAJNakhchivan International Airport (public / military)International
Qabala (Gabala / Q?b?l?)AzerbaijanUBBQGBBQabala International AirportInternational
ZaqatalaAzerbaijanUBBYZTUZaqatala International AirportInternational
YevlakhAzerbaijanUBEEYLVYevlakh AirportDomestic
BakuAzerbaijanUBTTZXTZabrat AirportDomestic
Lis of Azerbaijan IATA Airports