Ganja Tourism, Azerbaijan

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Ganja (Persian: گنجه‎‎; in Azerbaijani: Gəncə, Ҝәнҹә [ˈgænd͡ʒæ]) is Azerbaijan's second largest city with a population close of about 825,900. It was named Elisabethpol (Russian: Елизаветпо́ль, tr. Yelizavetpol; IPA: [jɪlʲɪzəvʲɪtˈpolʲ]) in the Russian Empire period. The city regained its original name Ganja in 1920 during the first part of its incorporation into the Soviet Union. However, its name was changed again in 1935 to Kirovabad (Russian: Кироваба́д; IPA: [kʲɪrəvɐˈbat]) and retained it throughout the later Soviet period from 1935. Finally in 1989, during Perestroika, the city regained the original name.


A place in Azerbaijan, Ganja is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. To explore Ganja, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Ganja*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ganja

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

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Living in Ganja - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 37.93 (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 Ganja

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.94 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 44.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.77 USD

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

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