Photolog Azerbaijan: 21 Gorgeous Nature Photos (Spring/Summer Edition)

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The Republic of Azerbaijan is a former Soviet republic, its capital is Baku, and it is known for being a popular tourist destination. The Palace of Shirvanshahs which served as a royal retreat in the 15th century is located in the Inner City. The country declared its independence in 1918, and was the first democratic Muslim state in the world. There are more than 9.7 million people living in the country, and the majority of them are Muslim. It’s located in the South Caucasus region, in the crossroads of Southwest Asia and Southeastern Europe. To the east is the Caspian Sea, to the north is Russia, to the west is Armenia, and in the south, lies Iran. Azerbaijan has a variety of colorful landscapes; mainly mountains and plateaus.
 
Here are 21 breathtaking photos of Azerbaijan during the summer and spring.

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