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General Information

The official language of Azerbaijan is Azerbaijani.

The national currency of Azerbaijan is Manat (₼) (AZN).

1 AZN equals  .
equals  AZN.

Location

Azerbaijan

The distance from to Azerbaijan is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Azerbaijan. Exercise increased caution in Azerbaijan due to the risk of terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Azerbaijan is 32. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Azerbaijan.

LGBT

Azerbaijan has a score of -5 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Azerbaijan ranks #122 worldwide.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) individuals are not specifically protected by antidiscrimination laws. Societal intolerance, discrimination, and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity remain a problem in Azerbaijan. It is not illegal to organize LGBT events, but societal intolerance generally prevents LGBT events. LGBTI individuals have reported that employers sometimes find other reasons to fire LGBTI employees due to their sexual orientation. One of the main concerns for the local LGBTI community is the perceived failure of law enforcement agencies to act on violations of LGBTI individuals' rights and indifference to investigating crimes committed against the LGBTI community in Azerbaijan. The Department of State's most recent Human Rights Report documents incidents of police brutality against individuals based on sexual orientation and noted that authorities did not investigate or punish those responsible.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Azerbaijan should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Azerbaijan:

  • Hepatitis A

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Azerbaijan to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Azerbaijan differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Azerbaijan, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Azerbaijan and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 30–73°F  /  -1–23°C 82% 2%
Sat November 09 44–72°F  /  6–22°C 76% 4%
Sun November 10 41–71°F  /  5–22°C 77% 4%
Mon November 11 41–71°F  /  5–22°C 75% 5%
Tue November 12 38–71°F  /  3–22°C 67% 0%
Wed November 13 40–68°F  /  4–20°C 77% 0%
Thu November 14 43–68°F  /  6–20°C 81% 3%
Fri November 15 38–66°F  /  3–19°C 80% 3%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:28 am and sets at 05:40 pm. This equates to 10.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Azerbaijan, it is in . When the sun sets in Azerbaijan, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Azerbaijan is 1.00 AZN. Every kilometer costs an additional 0.00 AZN. Every hour of waiting time costs 3.00 AZN.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Azerbaijan.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 6.40 AZN.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Azerbaijan is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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