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Summary

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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.

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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to:

  • Nagorno-Karabakh and the military occupied area surrounding it
  • within 5km of the Line of Contact
  • within 5km of the border with Armenia.

Chelsea FC take on Arsenal FC in the UEFA Europa League Final in Baku on Wednesday 29 May 2019. If you’re travelling to Azerbaijan for the match, check our dedicated information and advice page

Consular support is not available in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh continue. Several ceasefire violations along the Line of Contact separating the opposing forces and elsewhere on the inter-state border between Azerbaijan and Armenia took place in 2018, resulting in a number of deaths and casualties. See Local travel

Anyone who has visited Nagorno-Karabakh without the permission of the Azerbaijani authorities will be refused entry to Azerbaijan.

All British nationals travelling to Azerbaijan must get a visa in advance. See Visas

Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Azerbaijan. See Terrorism

Around 7,000 British nationals visit Azerbaijan every year, mainly on business. Most visits are trouble free. 

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance, including cover for medical evacuation, before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Azerbaijan
Currency: Azerbaijanian Manat (AZN)
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AZN
Dialling Code: 994
Drive on the:
Visitors/Tourists: 1,562,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Azerbaijani (official language) 9.9%


Capital City(s):
Baku
Telephone Area Code: 12
Population:
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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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