Over 360,000 tourists visited Azerbaijan for Jan-Feb

03.04.2019,12:39


April 3, Fineko/abc.az. More than 360,000 foreign citizens visited Azerbaijan for the first two months of 2019.

At a press conference devoted to the 18th Azerbaijan international exhibition "Tourism & Travel" State Tourism Agency’s press secretary Kenan Guluzade stated that most of the foreigners who have visited Azerbaijan since the beginning of the year are citizens of Russia and Georgia.

"Also in recent years, Azerbaijan has observed an increase in the tourist flow from the Middle East. The number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan from countries of South Asia - Pakistan, India increased by 70% and from Central Asia - Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and others by 30%," Guluzade said.

He pointed out that in 2018 Azerbaijan was visited by 2.8 million foreign tourists who spent AZN 2 billion in the country.