Baku Tourism

Visit Baku - Best of Baku

Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, is considered one among the most beautiful cities in world. It has a population of about 2 million. Its meaning originated from the word ‘winds’. Languages spoken in Baku are Azeri, Russian and Turkish. Baku is famous for its architectural beauty and culture.  

Facts and Stats for Baku*

  • Pollution Statistics in Baku

    Know the pollution level of Baku before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 77.14 (High)
    • Water Pollution 73.53 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.94 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.65 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 67.14 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 70.83 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 70.14 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 61.36 (High)
  • Baku: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Baku for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Baku.

    • Burglary and Theft 24.6 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 80.74 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 15.68 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 34.92 (Low)
    • Attacks 25.81 (Low)
    • Drug offense 26.21 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 67.97 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.95 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10.32 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 22.62 (Low)
  • Living in Baku - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Baku is 93.28 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 72.99 (High)
    • Climate Index 90.02 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 83.75 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.34 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 31.02 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 40.51 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 20.31 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 24 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Baku

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Baku

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.76 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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