Azerbaijan Modern History

Azerbaijan is a country located in Western Asia. With the capital city of Baku, Azerbaijan has a population of 10,139,188 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Azerbaijan, which has been a Soviet republic since 1920, proclaimed independence shortly before the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. After two years, former Communist leader Heydar Aliyev (Heydər Əliyev) took power and ruled until 2003, when he was replaced by his…

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Azerbaijan Healthcare and Money

Azerbaijan Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever no cholera no Typhoid & Polio Yes – malaria 1 – Eat Drink Overview Medical care is free, and tourists are treated largely free of charge in emergencies. It is not always guaranteed outside of Baku. Anyone who takes medication regularly should stock their first-aid kit sufficiently. In view of the shortage of medicines, outdated equipment and the overall inadequate medical…

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EU Neighborhood Policy Part I

EU Neighborhood Policy 1

The EU Neighborhood Policy (ENP) was established in 2004, the same year that the European Union (EU) was enlarged by 10 new countries, mainly in Eastern Europe. The purpose of the policy was to create a “ring of veins” around the EU’s new external borders and thus prevent new dividing lines in Europe. The desire was to continue the EU as a peace project, based on an idea that closer…

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