Baku (Azerbaijan)

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 below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world. Baku is also the largest city in the world located below sea level. It is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, which projects into the Caspian Sea.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

Tehran (Iran) (540 km), Isfahan (Iran) (875 km), Nain (Iran) (885 km), Meybod (Iran) (978 km), Yazd (Iran) (1,032 km), Persepolis and Naqsh-e Rustam (1,195 km), Shiraz (Iran) (1,222 km), Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) (1,480 km), Dubai (United Arab Emirates (1,757 km), Istanbul (Turkey) (1,760 km), Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (1,820 km), Moscow (Russia) (1,929 km), Cairo (Egypt) (2,040 km), Temple of Dendera (2,244 km), Temples of Karnak (2,281 km), Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (2,282 km), Temple of Luxor (2,283 km), Temple of Edfu (2,331 km), Temple of Kom Ombo (2,373 km), Assuan (Egypt) (2,407 km)

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