Flow of tourists to Azerbaijan grew by 12.6% in 1st quarter


April 10, Fineko/abc.az. Azerbaijan recorded an increased in the flow of tourists to the country in the first quarter.

The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan reports that over Jan-Mar the country was visited by 627,835 foreign citizens that is by 12.6% or 70,207 persons more than for the same term of 2017.

"185,913 people arrived in the country in January, 166,161 ones in February and 275,761 ones in March. Mainly citizens of Russia (171,814 people), Georgia (138,909), Iran (99,158), Turkey (72,733), UAE (29,317), Ukraine (11,847) and Iraq (11,112) come to Azerbaijan.


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