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About Nakhchivan
Situated 450 kilometers west of Baku is the capital of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic - Nakhchivan City. It embodies the settlement of Aliabad and the villages of Tumbul, Qara?al?q, Ba?ba??, Bulkan, Haciniyy?t, Qaraçuq, Qaraxanb?yli, and Da?duz. The most convenient way to reach Nakhchivan is by flying from Baku to Nakhchivan Airport.

One of the most distinct features of Nakhchivan is cleanliness. Tourists visiting Nakhchivan are almost stunned by how clean the city is. Affixed to the spotless surroundings are historically significant buildings, fetching mountains, iconic castles and mausoleums. The uncluttered aura helps the already exquisite architectural wonders look even more remarkable.

To truly get a taste of the city of Nakhchivan, one must not forget to devour the beauty of marvels like the Yezidabad Castle, Momine Khatun Mausoleum and especially Noah's Mausoleum from where the city is believed to have received its name.

Exploring Nakhchivan's architecture might be the most popular activity known to visitors but it definitely isn't the only option. Tourists can visit one of the local bazaars and engage in conversations with the locals who are always curious about foreigners. One can climb to the top of Alinja Mountain and visit the Alinja Castle, popularly referred to as the Machu Picchu of Azerbaijan. 

In Nakhchivan, the summers are inconveniently hot and the winters are freezing. The weather is dry throughout the year. The temperature ordinarily changes from 21°F to 96°F and is seldom beneath 10°F or above 102°F.
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