BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 7. The number of people visiting Azerbaijan from Uzbekistan amounted to 3,700 in September 2022, which is an increase of 4.3 times compared to the same month last year (855 people), Trend reports via the State Tourism Agency of Azerbaijan.
According to the agency, Uzbekistan ranked 8th in the top 15 countries in terms of the number of visitors to Azerbaijan in September 2022.
During this period, Azerbaijan was visited by 118 percent more foreigners than in September of last year.
The number of people visiting Azerbaijan from Uzbekistan amounted to 3,500 in August 2022, which is an increase of 13 times compared to the same month last year (263 people).
According to the Ministry of Tourism of Uzbekistan, up to 4.5 million foreign tourists are expected to visit the country in 2022.
The total number of domestic tourists in Uzbekistan increased from 8.8 million in 2016 to 14.7 million in 2019 and exceeded 15 million in 2021.