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Introducing Ganja


The city served as the ruling center of the Ganja Beylerbey under the Safavids in the 1700s and the capital of the short-lived Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in 1918. Ganja handed the baton over to Baku in the 20th century, however, given the importance of the oil industry. The city, which is divided by the River Ganja, was called Elizavetpol under the Russian Empire and Kirovabad during the Soviet period.

Ganja is known for:


Urban History and Art

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Goygol (14 km)
Goranboy (42 km)
Shamkir (40 km)
CURRENCY
Azerbaijani manat (AZN)

COUNTRY CODE
+994

ELECTRIC POWER
C, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +4

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
N/A

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
N/A

Average Temperature

January
2.2 °C
February
2.8 °C
March
7.2 °C
April
13.3 °C
May
17.8 °C
June
22.2 °C
July
25.6 °C
August
23.9 °C
September
20.6 °C
October
14.4 °C
November
8.3 °C
December
3.9 °C

Ganja airport information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

The city center is 8 km from Ganja Airport and cannot be reached by public transport.

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TAXI:

No taxi companies operate from the airport to the city center. However, you can bargain with the unofficial taxi drivers at the airport and get to the city center for around AZN 5-7 (manats).

Average taxi price: AZN 5-7

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