Azerbaijan is part of Asia with capital at Baku. Official language is Azerbaijani. Azerbaijan uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+04:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.
💱 Currencies Used
Azerbaijan uses the Azerbaijani manat (symbol: ?), code AZN.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 manats. Manat is subdivided into 100 q?piks. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5, 3 and 1 q?piks.
Automatic teller machines are common in Azerbaijan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Internet speed in Azerbaijan is on average 3.6 Mbps.
WiFi coverage in Azerbaijan is low. It is not as easy to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 15.18 AZN, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Azercell, Bakcell or Nar Mobile.
Azerbaijan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.
If you don't want to buy SIM card in Azerbaijan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Azerbaijan, dial +, then 994 (the country code for Azerbaijan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.
For local calls within Azerbaijan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 12 .
Azerbaijan uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
🛣️ Road rules
In Azerbaijan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 20 km/h (12 mph) in residential areas, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways.