Azerbaijan is a unique country with centuries old history, unmatched culture, customs and tradition also have very fine variants of cuisines. Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan and its name means ‘the city of winds’ or ‘the city of hill’. The sunset view of Baku city is stunning. Each building in Baku shines out like radiant stars in the sky. This city is the home of beautiful museums, theatres, opera houses, cinemas and libraries.
Baku, one of the most beautiful world’s cities is located at the joint of Europe and Asia. The capital’s name itself is interpreted as a “wind blow”, “city of winds” or “hill”, “city on the hill”.
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 Apsheron Peninsula, rich in its oil fields. Baku consists of 11 administrative districts and 5 townships. According to the Lonely Planet's ranking, Baku is also among the world's top ten destinations for urban nightlife.