Baku

Baku is the capital and largest city of , as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the region. Baku is located 28 metres below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level.
Photo: Sefer azeri, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Castle
The is a 12th-century monument in the , Baku, . Photo: Ludvig14, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Castle
The Palace of the Shirvanshahs is a 15th-century palace built by the Shirvanshahs and described by UNESCO as "one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture". Photo: brunogirin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Castle
or Inner City is the historical core of Baku, the capital of . Photo: AlixSaz, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum is a museum located in Baku that displays Azerbaijani carpets and rugs of various weaving techniques and materials from various periods. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 4.0.

Baku

Latitude
40.3754° or 40° 22' 31.6" north
Longitude
49.8327° or 49° 49' 57.6" east
Open Location Code
8HGF9RGM+53
Population
2,280,000
IATA airport code
BAK
United Nations Location Code
AZ BAK
Elevation
-23 metres (-75 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2117350415
Geo­Names ID
587084
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Baku
  • Abkhazian: Бақәа
  • Achinese: Baku
  • Adyghe: Баку
  • Afar: Baku
  • Afrikaans: Bakoe
  • Akan: Baku
  • Albanian: Baku
  • Amharic: ባኩ
  • Arabic: Baku
  • Arabic: باكو
  • Aragonese: Bacú
  • Armenian: Բաքու
  • Armenian: Պաքու
  • Arpitan: Bakou
  • Asturian: Bakú
  • Avaric: Баку
  • Awadhi: बाकु
  • Azerbaijani: Bakı
  • Azerbaijani: Küləklər şəhəri
  • Bashkir: Баҡы
  • Basque: Baku
  • Belarusian: Баку
  • Bengali: বাকু
  • Bosnian: Baku
  • Breton: Bakou
  • Bulgarian: Баку
  • Burmese: ဗားကူးမြို့
  • Burmese: ဘာကူးမြို့
  • Catalan: Bakú
  • Cebuano: Baku City
  • Central Bikol: Baku
  • Central Kurdish: باکوو
  • Chechen: Бакох
  • Chechen: Баку
  • Chinese: Baku
  • Chinese: 巴库
  • Chinese: 巴庫
  • Chinese: 阿塞拜疆首都
  • Chuvash: Баку
  • Cornish: Baku
  • Crimean Tatar: Baqu
  • Croatian: Baku
  • Czech: Baku
  • Danish: Baku
  • Dhivehi: ބާކޫ
  • Dimli (individual language): Bakı
  • Dutch: Bakoe
  • Eastern Mari: Баку
  • Egyptian Arabic: باكو
  • English: City of Winds
  • Erzya: Баку ош
  • Esperanto: Bakuo
  • Estonian: Bakuu
  • Faroese: Baku
  • Fiji Hindi: Baku
  • Finnish: Baku
  • French: Bakou
  • Fulah: Baku
  • Gagauz: Baku
  • Galician: Bakú
  • Georgian: ბაქო
  • German: Baku
  • Greek: Μπακού
  • Gujarati: બાકૂ
  • Haitian: Bakou
  • Hakka Chinese: Baku
  • Hausa: Baku
  • Hebrew: באקו
  • Hebrew: בקו
  • Hindi: बाकू
  • Hungarian: Baku
  • Hungarian: Bakı
  • Icelandic: Bakú
  • Ido: Baku
  • Iloko: Baku
  • Inari Sami: Baku
  • Indonesian: Baku
  • Ingush: Баку
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Baku
  • Interlingue: Baku
  • Irish: Bakı
  • Italian: Baku
  • Japanese: バクー
  • Javanese: Baku
  • Kabardian: Баку
  • Kabyle: Baku
  • Kannada: ಬಾಕು
  • Kara-Kalpak: Baku
  • Kazakh: Баку
  • Kazakh: Бақы, Әзербайжан
  • Kinyarwanda: Baku
  • Kirghiz: Баку
  • Komi: Баку
  • Kongo: Baku
  • Korean: 바쿠
  • Kurdish: Bakû
  • Ladino: Baku
  • Lao: Baku
  • Latin: Bacua
  • Latin: Baku
  • Latvian: Baku
  • Lezghian: Баку
  • Ligurian: Baku
  • Limburgan: Bakoe
  • Lingala: Baku
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Bacu
  • Lithuanian: Baku
  • Lombard: Baku
  • Lower Sorbian: Baku
  • Luxembourgish: Baku
  • Macedo-Romanian: Baku
  • Macedonian: Баку
  • Maithili: बाकु
  • Malagasy: Baku
  • Malay: Baku
  • Malayalam: ബക്കു
  • Malayalam: ബാകു
  • Maltese: Baku
  • Maori: Baku
  • Marathi: बाकू
  • Mazanderani: باکو
  • Min Dong Chinese: Baku
  • Min Nan Chinese: Baku
  • Mingrelian: ბაქო
  • Moksha: Баку
  • Mongolian: Баку
  • Moroccan Arabic: باكو
  • Nauru: Baku
  • Nepali: बाकु
  • Newari: बाकु
  • Northern Frisian: Baku
  • Northern Luri: باکو
  • Northern Sami: Baku
  • Norwegian: Baku
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Baku
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Baku
  • Novial: Baku
  • Nyanja: Baku
  • Occitan (post 1500): Baki
  • Occitan (post 1500): Bakó
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Baku
  • Oriya: ବାକୁ
  • Ossetian: Баку
  • Panjabi: ਬਾਕੂ
  • Papiamento: Baku
  • Persian: باکو
  • Piemontese: Baku
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Baku
  • Polish: Baku
  • Portuguese: Bacu
  • Portuguese: Baku
  • Pushto: باکو
  • Quechua: Baku
  • Romanian: Baku
  • Romansh: Azərbaycan marşı
  • Russia Buriat: Баку
  • Russian: Баку
  • Russian: Город Ветров
  • Santali: ᱵᱟᱠᱩ
  • Sardinian: Baku
  • Scots: Baku
  • Scottish Gaelic: Baku
  • Serbian: Баку
  • Serbo-Croatian: Baku
  • Shona: Baku
  • Sicilian: Baku
  • Silesian: Baku
  • Sindhi: باڪو
  • Sindhi: باڪي
  • Sinhala: බාකු
  • Slovak: Baku
  • Slovenian: Baku
  • Somali: Baku
  • South Azerbaijani: باکی
  • Spanish: Baku
  • Spanish: Bakú
  • Sranan Tongo: Baku
  • Sundanese: Baku
  • Swahili: Baku
  • Swedish: Baku
  • Tagalog: Baku
  • Tajik: Боку
  • Tamil: பக்கூ
  • Tamil: பாகு
  • Tamil: பாக்கு
  • Tatar: Бакы
  • Telugu: బాకూ
  • Tetum: Baku
  • Thai: บากู
  • Tibetan: པཱ་ཁི།
  • Tibetan: བཱ་ཀུ།
  • Turkish: Bakü
  • Turkish: Rüzgarlar şehri
  • Turkmen: Baku
  • Tuvinian: Бакы
  • Twi: Baku
  • Udmurt: Баку
  • Uighur: Baku
  • Ukrainian: Баку
  • Upper Sorbian: Baku
  • Urdu: باکو
  • Uzbek: Boku
  • Venetian: Bakù
  • Veps: Baku
  • Vietnamese: Baku
  • Vlaams: Baku
  • Volapük: Bakı
  • Võro: Bakuu
  • Waray (Philippines): Baku
  • Welsh: Baku
  • Western Armenian: Պաքու
  • Western Frisian: Bakû
  • Western Panjabi: باکو
  • Wolof: Baku
  • Wu Chinese: 巴库
  • Yakut: Баку
  • Yiddish: באקו
  • Yoruba: Baku
  • Yue Chinese: 巴庫
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