|Baku, Azerbaijan, Samad Vurgun Monument.
|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
Samad Vurgun was an Azerbaijani and Soviet poet, dramatist, public figure, first People’s Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR, academician of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, laureate of two USSR State Prizes of second degree, and member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union since 1940
|Type||Illustrated Envelop. Baku, Monument to Samad Vurgun|
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1985|