Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport (Azerbaijani: Heydər Əliyev Beynəlxalq Hava Limanı) is one of the six international airports serving Azerbaijan. Formerly, it was called Bina International Airport by the name of a suburb in Baku. On March 10, 2004, the airport was renamed in honor of National Leader Heydar Aliyev, the third President of Azerbaijan. The airport is located 25 kilometers east of Baku, connected to the city by a modern highway, which was put into operation in 2008. The airport is the home of Azerbaijan Airlines, the national flag carrier. Duty-free shops operate in Terminal 1, and there are shops not only in the departures zone, but also in the arrivals zone unlike most international airports. In addition to plastic cards, one can pay in cash: Azerbaijani manat, US dollar, euro and Russian ruble. The airport meets international standards. Thanks to its very favorable geographical location, the airport in Baku has become the number one in the region for transit flights between East and West, North and South. The official website of the airport - www.airport.az

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Baku

Baku (Azerbaijani: Bakı, IPA: [bɑˈcɯ]) is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. Baku is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level. It is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, alongside the Bay of Baku. At the beginning of 2009, Baku's urban population was estimated at just over two million people. Officially, about 25 percent of all inhabitants of the country live in Baku's metropolitan area. Baku is divided into eleven administrative districts (raions) and 48 townships. Among these are the townships on the islands of the Baku Archipelago, and the town of Oil Rocks built on stilts in the Caspian Sea, 60 km (37 mi) away from Baku. The Inner City of Baku, along with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower, were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. According to the Lonely Planet's ranking, Baku is also among the world's top ten destinations for urban nightlife. The city is the scientific, cultural and industrial center of Azerbaijan. Many sizeable Azerbaijani institutions have their headquarters there, including SOCAR, one of the world's top 100 companies. The Baku International Sea Trade Port is capable of handling two million tons of general and dry bulk cargoes per year. In recent years, Baku has become an important venue for international events. It hosted the 57th Eurovision Song Contest in 2012, the 2015 European Games, the 2016 European Grand Prix and will host UEFA Euro 2020. The city is renowned for its harsh winds. This is reflected in the city's nickname, the "City of Winds."

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