Growth of tourists coming to Azerbaijan recorded

17:39 - 13.11.2023


November 13, Fineko/abc.az. The number of foreigners and stateless persons who visited Azerbaijan for Jan-Sept 2023 amounted to 1,535,765 people (373,020 people or 32.1% more than a year ago - 1,162,745 people), ABC.AZ reports with reference to the State Statistics Committee.

1,044,281 people arrived for the purpose of tourism, and 491,484 for other purposes. Citizens arriving for the purpose of tourism accounted for 68% of the total number of visitors, and those arriving for other purposes - 32%.

The number of citizens arriving as tourists increased by 256,464 people (32.6%) per year, and the number of citizens arriving for other purposes increased by 111,556 people (29.4%).

The most visited countries were Russia (476,456 people), Türkiye (273,967 people) and Iran (115,603 people).

 

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