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Azerbaijan tourism: the flow of visitors has grown by 20.1%

14.11.17

For the first 10 months of the current year 2,604,276 foreign nationals visited Azerbaijan.

The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan (MCTA) informs that of them, 727 577 people are from Russia, 439 305 from Georgia, 320 904 from Iran, 249 210 from Turkey, 81 742 from UAE, 54 242 from Iraq, 49 809 from Ukraine, 31 821 from Saudi Arabia, and remaining 321 994  are nationals of other countries.

"Mostly foreigners visited the country in June - 313 515 people. The majority of visitors, in particular 31.9% accounted for citizens of Russia, 19.2% for citizens of Georgia, 14% for Iran and 10.9% for Turkey," the MCTA said.

Recorded growth of the Azerbaijan tourism industry is 20.1% so far. This year the country was visited by 381 807 people more than in 2016.  

Compared to Jan-Oct 2016, the quantity of visitors from Iran increased by 115 782 people, from the UAE by 42 811 people, and from Russia by 96 040. For Jan-Oct 2016 the country was visited by 1 894 707 foreign nationals.

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