Azerbaijan

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The Republic of Azerbaijan is the country of the region, which has an ancient and rich history. Azerbaijan, which is characterized by a wide spectrum: from the remnants of human settlements, whose age is measured in millennia, to unique historical and architectural monuments, stood out for its adherence to the traditions of ancient Eastern culture throughout history.

Azerbaijan has always attracted the attention of people with its unique nature. The territory of our country is also of great interest also in the diversity of the natural and geographical environment. Azerbaijan impresses everyone with its colorful nature, unique climate and rich fauna. The richness of the climatic zones of our country, the sandy shores of the Caspian Sea and today attract millions of tourists.

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AZERBAIJAN - strokes to the portrait

 The Republic of Azerbaijan is an independent, modern, tolerant state in the South Caucasus, in the east it is washed by the waters of the Caspian Sea. Borders in the north with Russia (with the Republic of Dagestan), in the west with Georgia, Armenia, in the south - with Iran. Azerbaijan has three climatic zones and nine climatic zones.

The territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan

86.6 thousand km ²

Capital

Located on the banks of the Absheron peninsula, which is the oldest, most hospitable and multiethnic settlement of the South Caucasus, known in the Caspian Sea region as an industrial center with the highest growth rates, which at one time had the status of the world"s first and richest oil metropolis, the city of Baku - the largest city in the Caucasus region. The city of Baku is rich in historical monuments, it is distinguished by its architecture, which organically combines the progressive traditions of the East and the West. The population of Baku is more than 2 million people, and the city is developing rapidly.

Politic system

The Republic of Azerbaijan is a democratic country. The head of state is the President. The President of Azerbaijan is Ilham Aliyev, elected by popular vote. The highest legislative body of the country is the Milli Mejlis. The Republic of Azerbaijan has gained independence since 1991.

Official language

The official language of the Republic of Azerbaijan is the Azerbaijani language. Russian and English are also widely used on the territory of the republic.

Religion

According to the current Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan is a secular state. In the Azerbaijan Republic, religion is separated from the state and is represented by a set of various religious movements and confessions common among ethnic groups inhabiting the country and residing throughout Azerbaijan. Islam is professed by the majority of the population of Azerbaijan. There are also Orthodox, Catholic and Jewish communities in the Republic of Azerbaijan and all conditions for their functioning have been created.

Time zone of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Time zone of the Republic of Azerbaijan UKV (Mid-Sunset of the Greenwich Meridian is calculated from the night, 4 hours behind Baku) +4, Daylight Saving Time: UKV + 5 hours

Climate

According to Köppen"s climate classification, 9 out of 11 climate types are observed in Azerbaijan.

In high-altitude regions the average July temperature ranges from + 5 ° C to + 25 ° - + 27 ° C, the highest temperature in this month is + 32 ° - + 35 ° C. In some cases, the temperature in summer can rise to +38 - +40 ° C.

The most favorable time for traveling around the country and enjoying its colorful nature is the period between April and October. The average temperature of sea water in the hot summer period is +24 - +26 ° С.

Voltages in the Republic of Azerbaijan

220/240 volt, 50 Hz.

Telephone communications

The international telephone code of the fully-telephoned Azerbaijan Republic is +994, domestic and international calls are made conveniently and without hindrance. Thanks to mobile communication throughout the country, even in mountainous areas with complex terrain, there is an impeccable connection with any subscriber.

Mobile connection

Standart GSM 900. Mobile operators operating in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan: Azercell Telekom, Bakcell, Nar Mobile.

The Internet

Internet zone: .az

Fax

The fax is sent anywhere in the country.

Post

Central Post operates in Azerbaijan. To expedite the sending and delivery of letters, packages and parcels, you can use local and international postal courier services.

Currency

The official currency accepted for exchange in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan is Azerbaijan manat (AZN).

1 manat = 100 qepik. On the territory of the republic there are banknotes in denomination of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 manats and coins worth 1,3,5,10, 20 and 50 gepik.

US dollars, the British pound sterling, the euro and the Russian ruble can be exchanged for manat in all banks. Currency exchange is also carried out at official currency exchange offices opened for this purpose.

In Baku, banks work from 09:00 to 17:30 (and the exchange offices are working continuously).

Credit cards and debit cards

Used in large supermarkets, shops and most hotels and banks in Baku, and in regions only in hotels and banks.

Shops and restaurants

In the center of Baku shops are open from 09:00 tonight, and in the regions - until 19:00.