Can you use US dollars in Azerbaijan?
US Dollars, Pounds Sterling and Euros are the preferred currencies and can be exchanged at the airport, bureaux de change, all hotels, some restaurants and major banks. Travellers are advised to take banknotes in small denominations and change small amounts of money as required.
What is the capital and currency of Azerbaijan?
Baku AzerbaijanRepublic of Azerbaijan Azərbaycan Respublikası (Azerbaijani)Capital and largest cityBaku 40°23′43″N 49°52′56″EOfficial languagesAzerbaijaniMinority languagesSee full listEthnic groups (2009)91.6% Azerbaijani 2.0% Talysh 2.0% Lezgin 1.4% Armenian 1.3% Russian 2.4% others43 more rows
Which country uses AZN?
Azerbaijan Azerbaijani manat/Countries
What is Baku known for?
Baku is famous for its controversial building craze, oil and gas boom, and now Eurovision 2012. The epicenter of a booming oil and gas industry, Baku was considered sacred by Zoroastrians – fire worshippers – for the flames bursting through its oil-rich land.
Is Baku expensive to visit?
While Baku certainly is trying to craft a luxe and grand image of itself, and the city has gained a reputation as the most expensive capital in the Caucasus region, your total Azerbaijan or Baku trip cost does not need to break the bank.
What is the religion in Azerbaijan?
Azerbaijans population is mostly Shia Muslim. But its government is intensely secular. A lone shop in the centre of Baku, called simply The Muslim Shop, shows how rare the public expression of Islam is in the capital.