Sumgayit Tourism

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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 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)
  • 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 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 Sumgayit - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Sumgayit is 92.23 (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 31.18 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 38.42 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 20.2 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 23.24 (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 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 4.14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.23 USD

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

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