Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 15
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of the Flag Museum in Lerik.
The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the museum.
The Flag Museum and the National Flag Complex, where the flag flies on a 36-meter flagpole, are situated in the Heydar Aliyev Square in the center of the city of Lerik. The construction of the museum started in March 2018 and ended in August.
The museum occupies a total area of 1,200 square meters. The museum has an exhibition hall, the administrative and auxiliary rooms.
The museum's collection features the map and flags of the khanate period in Azerbaijan, medieval warriors' clothing, coats of arms of the Azerbaijani cities dating back to the 19th century, ancient metal coins, constitutions, emblems, flags, postage stamps, orders and medals relating to Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, Azerbaijan SSR and independent Republic of Azerbaijan.