Baku is the capital and largest city of , as well as the largest city on the 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.
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Notable Places in the Area

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

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.

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

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The , built in 1996, is a free standing concrete telecommunications tower in Baku, . is situated 3 km south of Baku. Photo: Consulbk, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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