About Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is a region with unique geographical, climatic and geopolitical characteristics. It is steeped in history with a world cultural heritage, eleven vegetation zones and rich natural resources.

Sources of the name of the country - Azerbaijan - go back to ancient times. It is said in the chronicles: "...Arbak had built the fortification wall that is Adubad in the Median Empire named after him the Adorbaigan land". "Ador Bad Agan" means "a place protected by a deity of fire". Arabs, who came in the region for conquers and to spread Islam, named the country "Azer-Baigan".