(English) Khinalig legend

Sorry, this entry is only available in Amerikan İngilizcesi. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. The village, which is situated at the foothills of Mount Ketsh, was destroyed by a strong earthquake, while survivors settled at […]

Why is Azerbaijan called the Land of Fire?

Several theories exist regarding why Azerbaijan is called the Land of Fire: 1. The country’s name when translated from ancient Persian means “place where holy fire is preserved,” “country of fire”. 2. Petroleum was extracted on the Absheron Peninsula already from the 7th to 6th centuries B.C., and therefore this peninsula is one of the […]