Sumgayit Tourism, Azerbaijan

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Sumqayit (Azerbaijani: Sumqayıt, Сумгајыт, سومقاییت; also known as Sumgait or Sumgayıt) is the third largest city in Azerbaijan, located near the Caspian Sea, about 31 kilometres (19 miles) away from the capital, Baku. The city has a population of around 298,000, making it the third-largest city in Azerbaijan after the capital Baku and Ganja. The city has a territory of 83 square kilometres (32 sq mi). It was founded on November 22, 1949. Two settlements are within the city administration: Jorat and Haji Zeynalabdin, a settlement named after oil businessman and philanthropist Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev. It is home to Sumqayit State University.


Explore popular vacation packages for Sumgayit, Azerbaijan and kick-start your vacation planning for free. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Baku, Azerbaijan. Take a short trip from Sumgayit and set some time aside to explore the Baku. Dotted with places like Four Seasons Hotel, Hilton Hotel, The Palace Of The Shirvan Shahs; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Sumgayit, you'll have to take a flight to Baku; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Sumgayit can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Sumgayit*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sumgayit

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

    • Air Pollution 72.34 (High)
    • Water Pollution 68.75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50.56 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65.76 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 63.83 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 71.11 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.77 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 56.82 (Moderate)
  • Sumgayit: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 28.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.19 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 79.28 (High)
    • Car Stealing 19.59 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.18 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.57 (Low)
    • Drug offense 30.19 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.13 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.14 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.38 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.74 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.28 (Low)
  • Living in Sumgayit - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Sumgayit is 103.5 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 69.8 (High)
    • Climate Index 91.4 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 78.71 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.57 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 29.82 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 37.45 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.35 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 34.37 (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 Sumgayit

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.31 USD

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

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