Sumqayit Tourism

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.

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A place in Azerbaijan, Sumqayit is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Sumqayit is located at a short trip away from Baku a major city in Azerbaijan. Baku is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Four Seasons Hotel, Hilton Hotel, The Palace Of The Shirvan Shahs. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Sumqayit is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

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

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.67 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 66.67 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.67 (High)
    • Attacks 66.67 (High)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 65 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
    • Safety Index 36.23 (Low)
    • Climate Index 90.96 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 130 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 27.02 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.74 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 30.46 (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.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sumqayit

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.52 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.28 USD

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