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Record number of tourists visit Azerbaijan last year

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Staff Writer | January 9, 2018
A record high number of tourists arrived in Azerbaijan in 2017, Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism said.
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Tourism   The highest number observed so far
The number of foreign citizens who arrived in Azerbaijan in 2017 increased by 449,215 or 20% compared to 2016, according to the message.

It reached 2,691,998, which is the highest number observed so far, Trend reported.

Among those foreign nationals, 853,082 are citizens of Russia, 537,710 – citizens of Georgia, 362,597 – citizens of Iran, 301,553 – citizens of Turkey, 102,360 – citizens of the United Arab Emirates, 62,454 – citizens of Iraq, 57,756 – citizens of Ukraine, 33,273 – citizens of Saudi Arabia, and 381,213 – citizens of other countries.