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The Azerbaijan Premier League (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Premyer Liqası) is a professional league for men’s association football clubs. At the top of the Azerbaijan football league system, it is the country’s primary football competition. It is contested by 8 clubs, and the league has no promotion and relegation since 18-19 season. Seasons run from August to May, with teams playing 28 matches each (playing each team in the league four times, twice at home and twice away). The Premier League champion secures the right to play in UEFA Champions League first qualifying round. The runner up and the 3rd place winner secure right to play in UEFA Europa Conference League starting in second qualifying round.
Since 1992, a total of 8 clubs have been crowned champions of the Azerbaijani football system. The Azerbaijan Premier League was first organized in 2007 and succeeded the Top Division (Azerbaijani: Yüksək Liqa), which existed from 1992 to 2007. The current champions are Neftçi, who won the title in the 2020-21 season for the ninth time.

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Atlas Obscura 2019
5.42km
The Maiden Tower

Discover The Maiden Tower in Baku, Azerbaijan: This mysterious but iconic tapered tower appears in many Azeri fairytales and legends.

Atlas Obscura 2020
6.09km
Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

Discover Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum in Baku, Azerbaijan: A unique museum dedicated to culture and artistry of carpet weaving.

Atlas Obscura 2021
53.07km
Gobustan Rock Art

Discover Gobustan Rock Art in Qobustan, Azerbaijan: A massive collection of petroglyphs dating back some 40,000 years.

Post 2019
4.1km
Azerbaijan in Eid: Top five things to do this festive season at the Pearl of the Caucasus
Atlas Obscura 2019
76.65km
Candy Cane Mountains

Discover Candy Cane Mountains in Siyazan, Azerbaijan: Swirling layers of white and red rock earned these mountains their festive nickname.

Audio Guide 2019
5.2km
Audio Guide
Baku – the city of Lights
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Brutalism
2.83km
State Archives Baku
Atlas Obscura 2017
1.49km
Azerbaijan’s Wave-Like Architectural Marvel

The fluid architecture of the Heydar Aliyev Center.

World Heritage Site 2007
52.37km
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape

Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art. …

World Heritage Site 2000
5.53km
Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower

Built on a site inhabited since the Palaeolithic period, the Walled City of Baku reveals evidence of Zoroastrian, Sasanian, Arabic, Persian, Shirvani, Ottoman, and Russian presence in cultural continuity. The Inner City (Icheri Sheher) has preserved muc…

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