Azerbaijani tourist arrivals in Iran up 31.2% in Jan.-Oct.

August 25, 2018 - 22:38

TEHRAN – Over 600 thousand Azerbaijani nationals visited Iran during the first seven months of the year, increasing 31.2 percent from a year ago, IRNA reported.

A total of 165,522 Iranians visited the Republic of Azerbaijan during the seven-month period, which shows 21.1 present year-on-year shrinkage.

Around 320,000 Iranians visited the neighboring country in January-October 2017 in comparison with 204,000 in 2016.

Russian, Georgian, Turkish and Iranian tourists account for the highest number of visits to Azerbaijan.

PHOTO: Tourists visit the palace of Darius the Great in Persepolis, southern Iran

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