Azerbaijan (Republic of)

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info| Currency Info | Trade Statistics | Visits and Meetings| Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

South Africa and Azerbaijan first established relations in 1992. The Embassy in Ankara is accredited on a non- residential basis.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Azerbaijan

There is no South African representation in Azerbaijan, but the South African Ambassador to Ankara, Turkey is accredited to Baku on a non-resident basis.

HE Mr L M S Mngqikana
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Azerbaijan Representation in South Africa

H E Mr E P O Polukhov
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

For more information visit the web site of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Washington DC or contact:

The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Cemar Nadir Sok. No 20 Celikier Apt.
Cankaya
ANKARA
TEL:0990 441 26 20/2
FAX:0990 441 26 00

Health Requirements

No information

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Visit www.usacc.org


Currency Info

The monetary unit is the Azerbaijan Manat.

For further details visit the country's website.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0851/0837

Trade Statistics

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

1. Are there any business opportunities in Azerbaijan?

Yes, there are opportunities as Azerbaijan is a producer of large quantities of oil and gas, this means there is need for engineering services and capital goods. Increasing disposable income results in the need for all kinds of consumer goods including food products.

Consult the South African Embassy in Ankara for further advice.

2. How do you reach Azerbaijan?

Turkish Airlines has daily flights from Istanbul. Several other international carriers service the capital, Baku.

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

 

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