About Azerbaijan –
Located in Asia, Azerbaijan is bordered by four countries – Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Iran. The east of the country is bordered by the Caspian Sea. Swans, flamingos and pelicans all flock to this region. Much of the north and west is covered by the Caucasus Mountains, where roe deer, brown bears and lynx thrive.
Culture in Azerbaijan –
The history of folk arts in Azerbaijan has a long and interesting history. Works of art made from metal extracted from Nakhichevan, Migachevir, Gadanay, Gandja and other places are approximately 5000 years old. Crockery, weapons and adornments found here are not historical facts alone, but valuable sources which testify the skills of the master.
Most Popular Locations in Azerbaijan –
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.The city is renowned for its harsh winds, which is reflected in its nickname, the “City of Winds”.
Weather in Azerbaijan –
Slow cooling and warming of such massive body of water affect weather in coastal territories. On the other hand there is altitude zonality and flows of dry air from Central Asia so annual range of temperature of the country is about 60 °C (≈108 °F). In addition Azerbaijan is very sunny country where amount of sunny hours reaches 2700 per year.