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Baku is a city located in the Republic of Azerbaijan, and it is the administrative and national capital of the country, in addition to being the financial, economic, commercial, cultural, and educational republic of the Republic, as well as being the transportation hub, knowing that the economy of Baku depends on oil production And its treatment, manufacture of electric machines, and chemicals, and the city also includes many educational cultural centers such as schools, universities, museums, theaters, and others.
Baku city location
The city of Baku is located in the Republic of Azerbaijan, specifically in the southern part of the Absheron Peninsula, in the area overlooking the western shore of the Caspian Sea, and on the borders of the Baku Bay. Astronomically speaking, the city of Baku is located on longitude (49.89), and latitude (40.38).
About Baku city history
Historical archaeological evidence found on the land of Baku indicates that the area has been inhabited by the population since the Stone Age, as Romen inscriptions dating back to the period between the two years (84-96 AD) were witnessed, and the eighth century AD witnessed the control of the Sherwin’s rulers of Sherwan The region, Baku, and the surrounding area remained under the rule of many dynasties until it became the independent capital of Azerbaijan after the fall of the Soviet Union in the year one thousand nine hundred and ninety-one.
The most important landmarks of Baku
Baku includes many attractions, and wonderful tourist places, and the following is a mention of the most important:
- Virgo: It is an ancient stone historical monument tower with a length of twenty nine meters, and it is believed that it was built thousands of years ago.
- Shrewshani Palace: It is an old historical palace built during the middle ages, and it was the seat of the ruling dynasty, and it was renovated in the year two thousand and three.
- Fountains Square: It is an attractive square located in the central part of the city, and it contains many wonderful water fountains.
- Flame Towers: It is three tall skyscrapers built in the year two thousand and twelve, and is characterized by its wonderful architecture in the modern contemporary style.