‘Land of Fire’, Azerbaijan is a nexus of ancient historical empires, but also a ‘new’ nation which has undergone an extraordinary transformation from the war-ravaged post-Soviet 1990s to an oil-enriched host of Formula 1 and Europa League football.
- Best Time to Visit: April-June, September-October
- Languages: Azerbaijani, English
- Currency Azerbaijani Manat (AZN), US Dollars (USD)
- Safety: Average
- Nightlife: Excellent
- Local Food: Plov
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Best Time To Visit
Lowland Azerbaijan is especially lovely from April to June as showers interspersed by clear skies enliven bright-green, flower-dappled fields.
October is very pleasant in Baku.
Summer gets oppressively hot and humid in low-lying areas but late July is the best trekking season in the higher mountains
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