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Bakü

English project homework prepared by Emre Akay.

BAKÜ Baku is the capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the west coast of the Caspian Sea. The largest city in the Caucasus is the most important cultural and commercial center. It is also important as a port city; also the most important industrial, commercial and cultural center of the country. The vast majority of people living A LANDSCAPE İN BAKU 0.1 in the city are Azerbaijan. It is the starting point of the Baku Tbilisi Ceyhan Oil Pipeline which was operating in 2006. Baku Port is the most important port of the Caspian Sea. Theater, library, cinema and other cultural venues are common in the city. According to the order of Lonely Planet, Baku is one of the most important ten destinations in the world for night life. With the development of the Azerbaijani economy, many new areas have been built on all four corners of the city since the early 2000s. Baku is rapidly changing with its new infrastructure (buildings, neighborhoods, streets, restaurants and other stores). Baku's population was 2.181.800 in 2014 and 2.429.434 in 2016. A third of Azerbaijan's population lives in this city. Baku hosted the 2015 European Olympic Games.