|Description||Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan, is a low-lying city with coastline along the Caspian Sea. It’s famed for its medieval walled old city, which contains the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a vast royal complex, and the iconic stone Maiden Tower. Contemporary landmarks include the Zaha Hadid–designed Heydar Aliyev Center, and the Flame Towers, 3 pointed skyscrapers covered with LED screens.
Elevation: -28 m
Area: 2,130 km²
Population: 2.236 million
|Type||Illustrated Envelop. Baku, Park|
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1981|