History

Baku is one of the oldest and biggest cities in the East for antiquity, territory and population. Since very ancient times People inhabited in the city of Baku and Absheron peninsula and created settlements. This was connected to the physical-geographical position of Baku, located in the center of junction of migration and trade routes from the North to the South, from the West to the East ("Silk Road"), its climate and energy resources and fuel called naphtha. Baku ages more than 5,000 years.