Azerbaijan , officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a transcontinental country located at the boundary of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is a part of the South Caucasus region and is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia (Republic of Dagestan) to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia and Turkey to the west, and Iran to the south. Baku is the capital and largest city.
Travellers can rest assured that while they are visiting Azerbaijan they are in safe hands. The country is one of the safest tourist destinations in the world, praised for its low level of petty crime, allowing you to easily explore, discover and enjoy your surroundings with minimal safety concerns. The police, which is available 24 hours a day.
Most international goods are available in Baku, which has a great range of shopping options with everything from state-of-the-art malls and designer boutiques to bustling traditional bazaars and well-stocked crafts, antique and souvenir shops. Export certificates are only required for carpets, art and antiques. Note that there’s a 125 g limit on exporting caviar.
Azerbaijan is among the most cost-effective countries in the world. For example, an average stay in Baku costs noticeably less than in any other European metropolis.
The very competitive rates for top quality services provided everywhere from beautiful, ultramodern hotels to low-cost holiday rentals are an added bonus to visiting this exciting country.