in Baku City, Azerbaijan
- Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower (Unesco heritage, 10 mi)
- Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (Unesco heritage, 39 mi)
- Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent (Unesco heritage, 144 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 40.420 and 50.005 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 40° 25' 13" and E 50° 0' 16"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Manat - AZN
- Spoken languages:
- Azerbaijani, Russian, Armenian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 02:05 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Baku
- UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:16 am and 7:56 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Surakhani in Baku City is located in Azerbaijan a little north-east of Baku, the country's capital.
Local time in Surakhani is now 02:05 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baku with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 5 airports in the wider vicinity of Surakhani, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Azerbaijan is Heydar Aliyev International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Azerbaijan is Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), South-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Baku, Khirdalan, Sumqayit, Khyzy and Qobustan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
The Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic (Azerbaijani: Азәрбајҹан Совет Сосиалист Республикасы Azərbaycan Sovet Sosialist Respublikası; Russian: Азербайджанская Советская Социалистическая Республика Azerbaydzhanskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika ), also known as the Azerbaijan SSR or Soviet Azerbaijan, was one of the republics that made up the former Soviet Union.
Heydar Aliyev International Airport
Heydar Aliyev International Airport (former Bina International Airport, Azerbaijani: Heydər Əliyev adına beynəlxalq hava limanı) is the international airport in Azerbaijan located 20 km northeast of the capital Baku. The airport is the home of Azerbaijan Airlines, the national flag carrier. It is the busiest airport in Azerbaijan and of the Caucasus. On March 10, 2004, the airport was renamed to Heydar Aliyev, the former President of Azerbaijan.
Shafa Stadium is an all-seater football stadium located in Baku and the home of Azerbaijan Premier League club FC Inter Baku. The stadium was built on the site of Termist stadium in 2011 and has a capacity of 5,300 spectators. The stadium surrounded by practice fields, administration buildings and newly built four-star Inter Hotel.
Ateshgah of Baku
The Baku Ateshgah or "Fire Temple" is a castle-like religious structure in Surakhani, a suburb of greater Baku, Azerbaijan. "Atash" (آتش) is the Persian word for fire. The pentagonal complex, which has a courtyard surrounded by cells for monks and a tetrapillar-altar in the middle, was built during the 17th and 18th centuries. It was abandoned after 1883 when oil and gas plants were established in the vicinity.
2000 Baku earthquake
The 2000 Baku earthquake occurred on Saturday, November 25, 2000 at 22:10 local time, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale in the epicentre with 6.3 in Baku, Azerbaijan, and three minutes later followed by a quake measuring 5.9. It was the strongest for almost 160 years, since 1842 in the Baku suburbs and in addition to the capital affected Sumgayit, Shamakhi and neighboring cities.
Suraxanı (also, Surakhany, Ssurachany and Surakhani) is a settlement and raion of Baku, Azerbaijan. It has a population of 196,700. The raion is best known for the Fire Temple of Baku, a castle-like temple and monastery complex known locally as the Ateşgah or Ateshgyakh. It was a Hindu temple. The complex was built on a pocket of natural gas that once produced a flame from natural gas seepage.
Nardaran is a settlement and municipality on the Abşeron Peninsula in Baku, Azerbaijan. It has a population of 8,300. Located 25 kilometers northeast of central Baku, it is politically part of the Baku city-subdivision and treated as a suburb. Unlike the rest of the country which is staunchly secular and which is considered religiously progressive, Nardaran is a lone center of conservative Shi'a Islam in Azerbaijan.
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Baku
The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was the main Russian Orthodox cathedral in Baku, Azerbaijan from 1898, when it was built until its destruction in 1936 during the Joseph Stalin era. The cathedral is also known as the biggest Russian Orthodox structure ever built in the South Caucasus.
Vulf or Volf is an island also known as Dash Zira . The word "Zira" originated in the Arabic word "Jazīra", meaning "island". Vulf is tiny and uninhabited. It is one of the many islands that protect the Bay of Baku, Azerbaijan. This island is part of the Baku Archipelago, which consists of the following islands: Boyuk Zira, Dash Zira, Kichik Zira (Qum or Sandy Island), Zenbil, Sangi-Mugan, Chikil, Qara Su, Khara Zira, Gil, Ignat Dash and a few smaller ones.
Baku Academy of Music
The Hajibeyov Baku Academy of Music is a music school in Baku, Azerbaijan. It was established in 1920 in Baku and was previously known as the Hajibeyov Azerbaijan State Conservatoire.
The Absheron Peninsula, is a peninsula in Azerbaijan. It is host to Baku, the biggest and the most populous city of the country, and also the Baku metropolitan area, with its satellite cities Sumgayit and Khyrdalan. There are three districts, of which two are urban (Baku and Sumgayit), and one, is suburban district in Absheron region. It extends 37 miles (60 km) eastward into the Caspian Sea, and reaches a maximum width of 19 miles (30 km).
Boyukshor (Azerbaijani: Böyük Şor gölü), also spelled separately Boyuk Shor (in translation refers to "Big Salty Waters") is the second largest lake of Azerbaijan and largest on Absheron Peninsula. It is located in the center of the Absheron peninsula, on the boundaries of Binagadi, Sabunchu and Narimanov raions of the city of Baku.
Chërnyy Gorod (also, Cherni Gorod) is a village in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Imeni Vorovskogo, Azerbaijan
Imeni Vorovskogo (also, Posëlok Imeni Vorovskogo) is a village in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Stepan Razin, Azerbaijan
Stepan Razin (also, Imeni Razina, Posëlok Imeni Stepana Razina, and Stepana Razina) is a village in Baku, Azerbaijan. The village is named for the Russian rebel leader Stepan Razin.
İkinci Qala (also, Qala) is a village in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan State Marine Academy
Azerbaijan State Marine Academy (ASMA) (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Dövlət Dəniz Akademiyası) is a public university located in Baku, Azerbaijan. The marine education in Azerbaijan ordinates from November, 1881.
Qum Island, also Qum adasi or Peschanniy, Azeri: Qum adası) is an island in the Bay of Baku, Caspian Sea. It is a part of the Baku Archipelago, located south of Baku, Azerbaijan.
Juma Mosque (Baku)
Juma Mosque - is a mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan. Friday Mosque is located in historical part of the city – in Icheri Sheher. The mosque was repeatedly reconstructed during its existence period. A new Friday Mosque was constructed in the place of old mosque in means of Baku merchant Haji Shikhlali Dadashov, in 1899. It was constructed in place of old Friday Mosque and it is considered that it was appeared in that place, where a temple of zoroastrians located.
Flame Towers is a residential complex with a roof height of 190 m in Baku, Azerbaijan. The estimated cost of Flame Towers is US$350 million. When completed, the structure will be one of the tallest buildings in Baku. Construction began in 2007, with completion in 2012. The facades of the three Flame Towers are turned into gigantic display screens with the use of more than 10,000 high-power LED luminaires, supplied by the Osram subsidiary Traxon Technologies.
Palace of Happiness
The Palace of Happiness, currently also called Palace of Marriage Registrations and previously called Mukhtarov Palace, is a historic building in the center of Baku, Azerbaijan, built in Neo-Gothic style in the early 20th century.
Eighth Kilometer District Stadium
Eighth Kilometer District Stadium – also known as the Bakcell Arena for sponsorship purposes is a stadium in Nizami raion, Baku, Azerbaijan. It was opened in 2012 and has a capacity of 11,000 spectators. The stadium was used to host some matches of the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.
The Ismailiyya building is a historical building that currently serves as the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan. It is located on Istiglaliyyat Street in Baku. The building was constructed for the Muslim Charity Society by Józef Plośko at the expense of the millionaire Musa Naghiyev in commemoration of his deceased son Ismayil, and was named Ismailiyya after him. Construction began in 1908 and ended in 1913. The building was constructed in the Venetian Gothic style.
Suraxanı or Surakhani is a town in the eastern part of Azerbaijan, administrative center of Surakhani Rayon of Baku agglomeration. It is located in the Absheron peninsula, at a altitude of 12 meters above sea level, 30 km to the north-east from Baku. A name of the city is translated as “warm house” from the Tat language. From times immemorial outskirts of Surakhani were famed for abundance of oil wells.
Black City (Baku)
Black City is the general name for the eastern neighbourhoods of Baku, which once formed its suburbs. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century it became the main location for Azerbaijan's oil industry.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Surakhany, Ssurachany, Surakhani, Suraxanı, Сураханы