Information about Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan, is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to the south. The exclave of Nakhchivan is bound by Armenia to the north and east, Iran to the south and west, and has an 11 km long border with Turkey in the northwest. Baku is the capital and the largest city with a population of 2,34 million (2020). Read More...

Heritages and Museums

The Heydar Aliyev Center is a 57.500 sqm building complex in Baku, Azerbaijan, designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid and noted for its distinctive architecture and flowing, Curved style that eschews the sharp angles. Website

National Art Museum of Azerbaijan is the biggest art museum of Azerbaijan. It was founded in 1936 in Baku and in 1943 was named after Rustam Mustafayev, a Prominent Azerbaijani scenic designer and theater artist. Website

National Museum of History of Turkey is the Largest museum in Turkey, located in Baku, in the former mansion of Azerbaijani oil magnate and philanthropist Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev. It was founded in 1920. Website

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum displays of various items of Azerbaijani carpets and rug weaving techniques and materials from the various Periods. It is named after Latif Karimov and has the Largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world. Website

Baku Museum of Miniature Books is the only museum of Miniature books in the world, Settled in the old part of Baku, called Inner City. Its activity started on April 2, 2002. Website

Museum Of Local History– Ganja State History-Ethnography Museum named after Nizami Ganjavi, is the largest museum in Ganja. The museum is located in the former mansion of descendants of the last independent khan of Ganja. It was founded in 1924 and includes more than 30000 exhibits– the history of Ganja from ancient period till modern times, archaeological finds, and material-cultural monuments, ethnographic, epigraphic, and numismatic collections displayed in 18 halls. Website

Sumgayit Historical Museum Began its activity simultaneously with the Sumgayit Sumgait State History Museum Art Gallery was established in 1967 by the Order No 13 of the Council of Ministers of the Azerbaijan Republic dated March 13, 1967.

The Baku Ateshgah, often called the “Fire Temple of Baku” is a castle-like religious temple in Surakhani town, a suburb in Baku, Azerbaijan. Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, the temple was used as a Hindu, Sikh, and Zoroastrian place of worship. “Atash” is the Persian word for fire. Address: Baku, Azerbaijan, Phone: +994 12 452 44 07 Website

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