Visiting

Business hours

Business hours are from 9.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday. Government departments and agencies usually work half days on Saturday.

Climate

Generally Azerbaijan is very warm, but low temperatures can occur, particularly in the mountains and valleys. Most of the rainfall is in the west.

For weather details in Baku, please visit the World Meteorological Organization.

Currency

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The official currency is the Azeri New Manat (AZN) = 100 gopik. Notes are in denominations of AZN100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1. Coins are in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5, 3 and 1 gopik.

Banks

The main banks in Azerbaijan are:

  • National Bank of Azerbaijan (NBA)
  • International Bank of Azerbaijan, Baku
  • United Credit Bank, Baku
  • Bank of Baku, Baku
  • Bank Respublika, Baku

Time zones and time differences

Azerbaijan is six hours behind Australian Eastern Standard Time.

To find out the current time in Baku, view the World Clock.

Dialling codes

Azerbaijan's country code is +994.

For calls to Azerbaijan from Australia dial: 0011 + 994 + area code + telephone number

For calls from Azerbaijan to Australia dial: 00 + 61 + area code + telephone number

For further information (eg. area codes) please visit the White Pages - international dialling codes.

Electricity and water

Azerbaijan's power supply is 220-240 volts, 50Hz.