The port city of Baku, the cultural, industrial and political capital of Azerbaijan is located on the western Caspian seaside, on the bay shores of the same name in the southern part of the Absheron Peninsula, rich in its oil fields. Baku consists of 11 administrative districts and 5 townships.


Located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, alongside the Bay of Baku.

Also knows as

Baky or "City of Winds"

Famous for

famous for developed oil refineries, petrochemical, chemical, light, food, engineering branches of industry, oil equipment production, building materials, instrumentation, electrical engineering and radio electronics, shipbuilding.


2.0 to 30.6


Baku was founded at least before the 5th century AD

Main cultural attractions

Ateshgah Of Baku, Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Gobustan Rock Art, Nizami Street




Heydar Aliyev International Airport