In January-June 2019, Azerbaijan was visited by 21,000 Turkmen tourists, which indicates a growth by 85%, Azerbaijan State Tourism Agency said in a message on July 11.
For the first half of the year, the country was visited by 1.4 million foreign tourists, 86,000 more than the previous year. The figure indicates 6.5% growth compared to the same period in 2018.
More than half of the tourists visiting Azerbaijan are from Russia and Georgia. In particular, the tourists from Russia reached to 414,000 (2.6% increase), and from Georgia – to 342,800 (22.8% increase).