Azerbaijani citizens mostly visited Iran this year

  20 December 2019    Read: 623
  Azerbaijani citizens mostly visited Iran this year

From January through November 2019, the number of Azerbaijani citizens visiting foreign countries increased by 14.1 percent compared to the same period last year, reaching 5 million people, Trend reports referring to Azerbaijan’s State Statistics Committee Dec. 20.

So, 36.7 percent of Azerbaijani citizens visited Iran, 28.7 percent - Georgia, 17.6 percent - Russia, 11.5 percent – Turkey and 5.5 percent visited other countries.

Among the visitors, 64 percent were men and 36 percent - women.

During this period, the number of Azerbaijani citizens traveling to Iran increased by 25.5 percent, to Georgia - by 12.7 percent, to Russia - by 6.2 percent and to Turkey - by 4.5 percent.

Some 82.5 percent of Azerbaijani citizens who visited foreign countries from January through November this year used rail and road transport, 16.8 percent – air transport and 0.7 percent – maritime transport.


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