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A country in the South Caucasus region bordering Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Iran and Turkey. A former part of the Soviet Union with a language very close to Turkish.

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What is the cost of a visa on arrival in Azerbaijan?

I am a citizen of Israel and am planning to go fo Azerbaijan and it might be a bit tight to obtain an e-visa. What is the cost of getting a visa on arrival at Heydar Aliyev International Airport, and ...
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Requirement for transit visa Azerbaijan

Iam an Indian citizen and studying in Ukraine. I want to go back India so I am planning to fly Azerbaijan airlines through BAKU. Do I need a transit Visa for the connecting flights?
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An authentic way to celebrate Novruz in Azerbaijan

The thing is that Novruz in İçərişəhər would be quite crowdy and touristy. We would like to see something more genuine and less official. As an example, I was inspired by this Novruz in Kyrgyzstan. I ...
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Crossing countries in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Iran

I hold an Irish Passport and arrive in Georgia next month. I have read many comments about having Armenian or Azerbaijan stamp in the passport which might cause problems in Armenia or Azerbaijan. What ...
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Exit and entry stamps on European passports when leaving Schengen Area

Does a European passport get an exit stamp at the time of leaving Europe for Azerbaijan or Georgia? Also will the destination countries of Georgia and Azerbaijan put an entry stamp once you enter ...
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Is it possible to obtain Azeri permission to visit Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh)?

I'm interested in visiting Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh. However, especially after the case of Alexander Lapshin, I don't want to risk breaking Azeri law. Whenever I read a story about Karabakh, I see a ...
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Do I need a visa to connect through Azerbaijan?

I am an American citizen planning to fly from Tel Aviv to Lviv, Ukraine in mid-August. The cheapest/most time-effective route I can find takes me through Baku's Heydar Aliyev International Airport. ...
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How to get from Tbilisi to Baku with a stop in Seki for one night? [closed]

We are planning a trip in Georgia/Azerbaijan and would like to visit Seki on the way from Tbilisi to Baku. We are 5 people and looking for the fastest and easiest way, possible marshrutka or taxi.
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Can an ethnic Armenian visit Azerbaijan?

I have heard and seen conflicting information about whether ethnic Armenians (i.e. individuals holding non-Armenian citizenship, but of Armenian descent) can enter Azerbaijan, much of it several years ...
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How useful is Azerbaijani language in Iran?

I am planning to visit Iran soon and, unfortunately, I don't speak a word of Persian. As an Azerbaijani, I am curious whether I should try to speak to people there Azerbaijani or English, given the ...
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Azerbaijan eVisa - Arrival by Train

Does anyone know if it possible to arrive into Azerbaijan by (overnight) train from Georgia with an eVisa? The website for the ASAN visa doesn't mention an arrival restriction, but I have read that ...
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Where in Tbilisi can I get very early morning public transport towards Azerbaijan?

I will be arriving in Tbilisi on Tuesday 4 april at 04:30, and need to get to Baku from there as quickly as possible by bus. My questions is, what bus station should I go to for transport at around ...
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Visiting Azerbaijan during Nowruz / Novruz: what's different?

Novruz in Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Novruz Bayramı) is a traditional holiday, which celebrates the New Year, and the coming of Spring in Azerbaijan Republic and Iranian Azerbaijan. This year, it's ...
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Where in Hyderabad can I exchange Azerbaijani manats? [closed]

I need to exchange Azerbaijani manats in Hyderabad, India. Where can I do it?
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E-Visa for Azerbaijan [closed]

Instead of getting a visa from an embassy, there is an option to receive an e-visa trough a government accredited tourist agency. The main benefit for me besides faster processing and not having to go ...
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Do Azeri border guards stamp passports of travellers entering on an e-visa?

I'm going to Azerbaijan and will be entering on an e-visa. Would I get the entry stamp in the passport, the visa sheet, or both?
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Can anybody get a visa for Azerbaijan from Batumi, Georgia now?

"Note you can't get an Azerbaijan visa in Batumi any more." – chx Is it just Australians who can no longer get their Azeri visa there, or everybody? Also, why? Did the consulate in Batumi close ...
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Azerbaijan Transit Visa for Iranian Citizens

Do Iranian citizens need a transit visa for travelling by airplane from Tehran, Iran to Istanbul, Turkey via Baku, Azerbaijan?
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Where in Alat (Azerbaijan) is the bus stop for transport heading to Baku?

I'll be arriving at the Alat port on a Ferry from Kazakhstan, and Need to go to Baku from there. Is there a bus stop at the port? If not, how far is the nearest stop from the port? If I take a taxi, ...
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What is the cost and schedule of the bus between Alat and Baku in Azerbaijan?

What does the bus between the Alat port and Baku cost? I will be arriving in Alat on a Ferry from Aktau (Kazakhstan) and need to get to Baku from there.
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Baku-Tbilisi train

I'm going to take the Baku-Tbilisi Train this summer, and would like to know if the Train stops at the Samgori Station in Tbilisi? If not, where does it stop between Rustavi and Tbilisi central ...
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Nagorno-Karabakh [closed]

I already have my ticket to Armenia and I aim to visit Karabakh. I'm particularly interested in the area below Togh in the South-West which is Azerbaijani land under Armenian control. However, I can ...
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What time do buses and marshrutkas leave from Tbilisi for the Azerbaijan border?

I am planning to travel from Tbilisi to Baku via the Red Bridge border crossing. Could you advise me what time buses and marshrutkas leave from Tbilisi's railway station bound for the Red Bridge ...
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Do I need a visa to transit between separate flights at Baku Airport Azerbaijan

I bought a ticket with Aeroflot from Copenhagen -> Baku (Azerbaijan), and returning from Yerevan (Armenia) to Copenhagen. My plan was to backpack Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia. I have overlooked the ...
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Mobile internet in the Caucasus

I'm going to be traveling through the Caucasus for a couple of weeks, visiting Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. I'm assuming there's no cellular provider that will work across countries, but are ...
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Rail travel between Azerbaijan and Georgia

I'm looking for any advice please. I'm travelling around Azerbaijan this August and need to work out the best way to get from Ganja in Azerbaijan to Tbilisi in Georgia. I've tried to find train ...
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Is travelling through all central Asian countries (Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan) possible only with transit visas?

I'm a Chinese national, living in Belgium right now. I am thinking of departing from Azerbaijan, then taking a ferry to Turkmenistan, then Uzbekistan and maybe Kyrgyzstan, finally arrive in China.(...
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Souvenir shops at Heydar Aliyev (Baku) airport?

I have an upcoming trip, later this month, that includes a short (1-1/2 hour) stopover in Heydar Aliyev (Baku) airport. Having never been to Azerbaijan before, I'd like to be able to pick up some kind ...
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Regarding Afghan nationals visiting Azerbaijan

I heard that visas will be given to Afghan passport holders upon arrival to the Azerbaijan airport. How true is that? A second question: what nearby country issues an Azerbaijani visa for Afghan ...
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Status of David Gareja - rocky monastery on the top of the mountain

In summer last (2012) year I visited Georgia, and I was with my friends in David Gareja. They were tired, and I decided to climb a hill south of the monastery, on the top of which is a small chapel. A ...
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Low-cost airlines to Azerbaijan?

Wikipedia's list of low-cost airlines does not have any entry for Azerbaijan (or any other country of the area). Is there really no concept of low-cost airline over there? Or is it just an omission?
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How to get from Sheki to Tbilisi

How should I travel from Sheki, in Azerbaijan, to Tbilisi, in Georgia? Are there direct connections? If not, where should I expect stopovers? Can I only travel by Bus? Or also by train? How long ...
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Is there a different visa procedure for Azerbaijan if you're going there for Eurovision?

I was just talking to a bunch of cyclists outside the Azeri embassy or consulate here in Batumi Georgia. Everybody was waiting for it to open so they could get their Azeri visas and we were talking ...
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What are the visa requirements for a Chinese citizen to visit Azerbaijan?

I have a guest at my hostel from China who hopes to take a bus to Azerbaijan tomorrow. He believes that he either doesn't need a visa for Azerbaijan or that perhaps he will get it upon arrival. But ...
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Where can I find details of the bus between Tbilisi Georgia and Baku Azerbaijan?

WikiTravel and other easily Google-able sources tell me there are buses that run between the Georgian and Azeri capital cities, but no details. I'd like to know the follow for a Chinese guest who just ...
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What's roughly the lowest price range for accommodation in Nakhchivan?

It turns out that Azerbaijan has an exclave called Nakhchivan which shares a border with Turkey. Haven't heard of it? Well it seems neither have most of the websites I use to get an idea how much it ...
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Does an Azeri visa cost $100 for an Australian citizen no matter how they get it?

I just noticed in Wikipedia that as an Australian citizen I can get a visa for Azerbaijan upon arrival but for the huge price of $100. So is that price only for the on-arrival issue of the visa or is ...
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Will Nagorno-Karabakh put my entry/exits stamps on a separate piece of paper?

Certain countries won't let a visitor enter if they have a passport stamp from certain other countries. One case is Azerbaijan which will not permit you to enter if you have a stamp of Nagorno-...
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Will Armenia and Azerbaijan permit a tourist to enter if they have the other country's stamp in their passport?

I know that there are certain pairs of countries (which do not get along with each other) where a traveller will not be permitted into one country if they have a stamp in their passport from a visit ...