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Baku, Azerbaijan

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 40.409264, 49.867092.

One of the richest and the most bustling cities of the northwestern region of the Asian continent, Baku is located on a beautiful peninsula in the Caspian Sea and is the capital city of Azerbaijan. It is the lowest lying capital in the world (92 feet below the sea level) and is an industrial, educational and cultural center of the country. Oil deposits in the sea bring a lot of investments and incomes to the country, which, along with the rich culture and wonderful cities, make it a great destination for business people and travelers. With the area of about 820 square miles, the municipal zone of Baku is one of the largest in the whole region of the western Asia, and the city plays a key role as the most important business and transportation hub of the region.

The history of the city starts in the late Bronze Age, so the area has been inhabited for millennia. Modern Baku can be found about 170 miles south east of Tbilisi, about 335 north of Tehran, about 330 miles north east of the city of Tabriz, and about 900 miles east of Ankara. Baku is a coastal city situated on the western shores of the Caspian Sea and the central part of the city is called Icherisheher. It faces the waters of the sea and is famous for its tall modern skyscrapers built side by side with old historical monuments, mosques, palaces, fortresses, markets, and other landmarks of the city. The largest neighborhoods and neighboring towns of the city include Yasamal, Khatai, Sabayil, Sabunchu, Zabrat, Mehdiabad, Lokbatan, as well as a large city of Sumqayit.

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Baku, Azerbaijan Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Baku, Azerbaijan is 40.409264, and the longitude is 49.867092. Baku, Azerbaijan is located at Azerbaijan country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 40° 24' 33.3504'' N and 49° 52' 1.5312'' E.

Baku, Azerbaijan Geographic Information
DMS Lat40° 24' 33.3504'' N
DMS Long49° 52' 1.5312'' E
UTM Easting403,874.11
UTM Northing4,473,799.23
Country CodeAZ
Zoom Level7

Coordinates of Baku, Azerbaijan is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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