is characterized by hot, dry summers and short mild winters. The average temperature
in July is 26 °C,
and in January 3 °C.
Strong winds are common.
of most CIS countries do not require a visa to enter Azerbaijan. Citizens of other
countries require a visa, which can be obtained at Azerbaijani embassies in the
visitor’s own country.
100, 250, 500, 1000, 10 000, 50 000 and 100 000.
(although some banks and exchange bureaus stay open for considerably longer)
Shops: stay open
until late in the evening in central Baku.
On the outskirts they generally close at 1900-2000, except for large
railway, buses and trolleybuses.
The Old city
– Icheri Sheher, the Maiden Tower – Gyz Galasy; Gobustana – the Museum of Petroglyphs;
Palace of the Shirvanshahs; Towers of Absheron.