Rate of foreigners coming to Azerbaijan observed a rise in May


June 28, Fineko/abc.az. An increase in the number of tourists arriving in Azerbaijan was observed last month of the current year.

The State Tourism Agency informs that compared with the 2018 same term, the quantity of foreign citizens who visited Azerbaijan was by 18% or 246,000 more.

The largest growth accounts for visitors from Russia (11,000), Georgia (10,000) and Western Europe (8,900).

The number of arrivals from the Western Europe region observed a rise of 102% and from Central Asia 58%.

The total number of foreign tourists who visited Azerbaijan for Jan-May 2019 grew by 4% versus the same period of 2018.