Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. Baku is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level. Baku lies on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, alongside the Bay of Baku. Officially, about 25% of all inhabitants of the country live in Baku’s metropolitan area. Baku is the sole metropolis in Azerbaijan.
Lahıc (Lahij, Tat: Löhij) is a village and municipality on the southern slopes of Greater Caucasus within the Ismailli Rayon of Azerbaijan. Population is approximately 860 people who speak the Tat language, also known as Tati Persian, a Southwestern Iranian language spoken by the Tats of Azerbaijan and Russia.
One of the most popular routes in Azerbaijan is a tour to Lagich, the “City of Masters” in the Ismayilli region. Even if you do not set yourself the goal Lagich, only one road there is a landmark! The fact is that this is not a road, but a continuous extreme in half with incredible beauty. This 25 km can be traveled in 40 minutes, or 2 hours. And the last – more likely, because at every turn of the mountain serpentine I want to stop and take pictures.