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23 September, Wednesday

Azerbaijan ranked fourth in Russia's domestic tourism rating

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Azerbaijan ranked fourth in the number of tourists visiting Russia for tourist purposes during the first nine months of this year, Eurasia Diary reports citing Vestnik Kavkaza.

Over the reporting period, 684,000 Azerbaijani travelers visited Russia, which indicates a 3% increase compared to the same period of 2018. 

Ukraine is on the top of the ranking with 5 million 944 thousand trips, the second is Kazakhstan with 2 million 716 thousand tourists, the third is China with 1 million 594 thousand guests, and Finland closes the TOP-5 with 681 thousand visitors.

Number of foreigners traveling to Russia has increased in January-September due to growing number of tourists from South-East Asia and the European Union, according to the statistics.

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