Paragliding jump carried out in Shusha for first time in last 30 years VIDEO

06.04.2022 [12:49]
As part of “Year of Shusha”, paragliding jump has been carried out for the first time in the last 30 years in Shusha. Chairman of the Shusha City State Reserve Maftun Abbasov shared the video of jump on his Twitter account. The jump was carried out from the ...

Khizi – Azerbaijani district with enticing landscapes, multi-coloured mountains

05.04.2022 [14:19]
Khizi – famous Azerbaijani district with swirling pink mountains is quite simply an extraordinary sight where one can admire unusually enticing landscapes within easy reach of the capital Baku. The corridor between the mountains and the sea ...

Gumukh - Gashgachay trail

05.04.2022 [14:17]
The route from Sheki’s Gumukh to Gashgachay is mainly through the forest and is a good choice for those who love easy nature walks. Gumukh village is considered an ancient settlement. According to recent archeological excavations, the village was inhabited in the 7th-8th centuries. When you cross the pass ...

U.S. Ambassador participates in opening of USAID computer labs at schools in Astara and Lankaran

02.04.2022 [13:52]
On March 31 and April 1, U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Litzenberger traveled to Astara and Lankaran and participated in the opening of two computer labs funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) at local educational institutions. The computer labs, funded by USAID and implemented by the International ...

Fascinating nature of Shusha

01.04.2022 [18:36]
Shusha is one of the most fascinating places in the world. High mountainous areas are covered with subalpine and alpine meadows. Shusha's fauna includes but not limited to bears, wolves, foxes, gray rabbits, mountain eagles, roe deer, partridges, pigeons, and others ...

Red village in Guba

01.04.2022 [16:59]
Red Village or “Qırmızı Qəsəbə” (Krasnaya Sloboda) is the largest Mountain Jewish settlement in Azerbaijan. It is the only entirely Jewish settlement outside of Israel and the United States. There are several working Synagogues here. Moreover, visitors can see Star of David everywhere in the settlement. Jewish cemetery is laying ...

U.S. Ambassador tours equipment donated by U.S. Department of Defense to State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan 

01.04.2022 [10:49]
United States Ambassador Lee Litzenberger joined the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan Deputy Chairman Javad Gasimov and other customs officials for a tour of the equipment donated by the U.S. Department of Defense to the Azerbaijani State Customs ...

Victims of March 31 - Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis commemorated in Albanian sanctuaries in Sugovushan and Talish

31.03.2022 [18:29]
Ceremonies to commemorate the victims of March 31 - Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis have been held in the Albanian sanctuaries located in the liberated Sugovushan settlement and Talish village of Tartar district. AZERTAC’s regional correspondent reports that the State Committee for Work with Religious ...

Culture house constructed by Heydar Aliyev Foundation inaugurated in Gakh district

29.03.2022 [20:38]
A culture house constructed by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in Gakhingiloy village of Gakh district has been commissioned. The Culture House of Gakhingiloy village has been in operation since 1965. As the building of the culture house had been in exploitation ...

Astara – subtropical region of Azerbaijan

29.03.2022 [17:15]
Astara is a small city in the southeast of Azerbaijan which tops the list of beautiful places in Azerbaijan. Mountains surround the town, while lush green virgin rainforest and a variety of plant and animal life – including the Caucasus leopard – live in the nearby Hirkan National Park and the Talysh Mountains ...

Winemaking tradition of Azerbaijan

29.03.2022 [15:02]
As one of the main wine producers in the Caspian Sea region, Azerbaijan has an ancient history of winemaking, which is proven by archeological findings in different regions of the country. Archeologists have found jars with remains of wine buried in Goygol region, and stone fermentation ...