The visit is timed to the Day of Remembrance of the victims of the deportation of the Crimean Tatars on May 18, 1944.
Near the city, in , Roman inscriptions dating from 84 to 96 AD survive — some of the earliest written evidences for Baku.
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There are some other faiths practised among the different ethnic groups within the country.
The House of Shirvan, which had ruled Baku since the 9th century, was extinguished in the course of Safavid rule.
The parade featured more than 3,000 personnel, about 150 military hardware, including the state-of-the-art military equipment, missiles and artillery systems, air defense systems, as well as warships and boats.
Much more than a historic site, the city hosts vibrant arts and cultural activities, as well as a bustling modern business sector.
These Indian traders built the during 17th—18th centuries; the temple was used as a , , and place of worship.