UNECE WPLA, UN FAO & World Bank joint workshop “Benchmarking of Land Administration Systems and Implementation of Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) in the UNECE region” 

 28 November 2014, Baku, Azerbaijan 


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A guide to public transportation in Baku

Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region.  It is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, which projects into the Caspian Sea.

Currency – Manat (AZN)

                    1AZN = € 1.03

                    1AZN $ 1.27

Public transport in Baku includes the metro, buses and taxis.


Only the capital, Baku, has a metro system, which operates between 06:00 and 24:00. Stations, trains and facilities are clean and safe, with trains running every two to three minutes.

There are two lines, the Red Line (18,36 Km), which goes from Icharishahar to Hazi Aslanov, and theGreen Line (16,3 Km), which runs from Khatai to Darnagul. For a large-scale map: Click here


Buses are an inexpensive way to travel in Baku. Bus schedules are generally available at bus stops. Passengers pay the driver for their journey when they board.

For more information about the public transport system, click on the link below.


Taxi services

Baku has several licensed taxi firms. The most famous of them are Baku Taxi Company and Taxi Baku MS 189.

Baku Taxi Company

Tel: *9000 / (012) 411 74 71
Fax: (012) 411 74 83



Taxi Baku MS 189

Tel: (+99412) 189

       (+99412)  444-99-98

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From the airport to the city center

The easiest way to get from the airport to the city center and the hotels is the taxi which is situated at the main entrance of the airport. A taxi journey to the city centre should cost no more than 25-30AZN.

For a map of the inner city and the key landmarks for the conference click here or click on 'Map of Baku' in the menu to the left.