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Azerbaijan travel guide

Baku

General Information About Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is located in the South Caucasus, on the western shore of the Caspian Sea. The republic borders with Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Turkey and Russia, on the sea - with Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. Azerbaijan's total area is 86 600 square meters. km and a population - more than 9 million people.

Climate: The country is situated at the junction of moderate and subtropical zones, so the climate is varied. The average temperature in January varies from 3 to 10 degrees and reaches in July-August to +26-35 degrees. The number of sunny hours reaches 2900 per year. Little precipitation.

Clothing: From May to September, the population of coastal regions wear light summer clothes the winter - padded coats and jackets.

Language: Official language is Azerbaijani language, in addition, the vast majority of the population speaks Russian, many understand and speak Turkish, Persian, Georgian, and other languages. In the hotels, bars and offices English is used widely. Currency: The national currency - manat (AZN). 1 $ USA = 0,7849 AZN (At the exchange rate of the National Bank of Azerbaijan for November 2012). Exchange of any currency is made in the banks and many exchange offices. Banks are usually open from 10 am to 17-18 pm.

Communication: Telephone communication is no problem. Hotels have international direct reference code and the accompanying devices: faxes, telexes, computers, the Internet and other online services are provided by numerous private agencies. Tokens to use public telephones are sold at the undergrounds and newsstands.

Electricity: The voltage in the grid 220/240 V 50 Hz.

Water: Avoid drinking raw tap water. In hotels and restaurants mainly use spring water in plastic bottles, or boiled.

Health: Emergency medical care is usually provided free of charge. Ask for an ambulance can be twenty-four-hour at (012) 103. There are also private clinics and paid medical services, which doctors speak foreign languages. In chemists’ shop, many of which are open around the clock, there is a large selection of medical supplies.

National holidays:

New Year - January 1-2 International Women's Day - March 8 Novruz  Bayrami - March 20-24 Victory Day - May 9 Republic Day - May 28 National Salvation Day - June 15th National Army Day - June 26 Constitution Day - November 12 National Revival Day - November 17 Day of Solidarity of Azerbaijanis of the World - December 31

Cellular communications:  Cellular communication GSM 900 is developing very rapidly across the country. In Azerbaijan there are three mobile operators - Azercell, Bakcell and Azerfon (Nar Mobile). Roaming is available to subscribers of 300 operators around the world. Mobile communication network covers almost the entire country (except for the occupied territories). To exit from a fixed unit to the cellular network the  code (0) 50 (0) 51 {Azercell, GSM-code 40001, the seven-digit number} (0) 55 (Bakcell, GSM-code 40002, the seven-digit number), (0) 70 and (0) 77 (Azerfon, seven-digit number) is dialed.  3G services are provided not only at all the stations of the Baku metropolitan, but in the tunnels. To use 3G network Azerfon, which is the first of three operating in Azerbaijan mobile operators has been licensed for this service, launched in December 2009.  But progress does not stand still and mobile operator Azercell since May 2012 has launched its high-speed 4G network based on technology LTE.

Telephony: Telephone system of Azerbaijan is based on modern equipment. In the capital, a sufficiently large number of payphones.  Most of them work on several types of telephone cards and accept coins (available at post offices, offices, telephone companies, at the railway station of the capital and in other public places.) All phones will provide intracity communications, but also have direct access to long distance and international services.  International country code - 994. Baku-code 12. For a call to Azerbaijan, dial - 994 + area code + phone number.

See for more: Azerbaijan Travel Guide

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Popular Bars in Baku

Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02

Famous Clubs in Baku

Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
bars
In this chapter we focus on places where people go out to drink, listen

Popular Bars in Baku

Caspian Lounge & Terrace
The Land Mark Hotel, 90, Nizami str. (Landmark), Baku Tel.: +994 12 465 20 00
Corner Bar
Cerner of Tolstoy/Rasul Rza Street Tel.: +994 12 494 89 55
Finnegan`s
A. Ali-Zadeh Street 8 Tel.: +994 12 498 65 64
Phoenix Bar
Yusif Mammadaliyev Street 10 Tel.: +994 50 541 60 57
Sky Bar & Lounge
Landmark Building, Nizami street 90A Tel.: +994 12 465 20 00
Konti Bar
Nizami Street 117 Tel.: +994 12 498 91 91
Tortuga
Tarlan Aliyarbeyov Street 9 Tel.: +994 50 405 07 78
USSR Bar
Z. Taghiyev  Street Tel.: +994 12 498 22 23

Famous Clubs in Baku

Opera Lounge
Metro 20 Yanvar, Izmir street 9 Tel.: +994 12 418 06 60
Hezz Club
Metro Elmler Akademiyasi, Nazim Hikmet street 27 Tel.: +994 12 510 66 00
Dragon Lounge
Chinar, Shovket Alakbarova street 1 Tel.: +994 12 492 08 88
150 Bar & Grill
North Baku, Izmir street 9 Tel.: +994 12 537 05 16

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