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Baku is divided into twelve administrative districts (raions) and 48 townships.
Among these are the townships on the islands of the Baku Archipelago, and the town of Oil Rocks built on stilts in the Caspian Sea, 60 kilometres (37 miles) away from Baku.
It hosted the 57th Eurovision Song Contest in 2012, the 2015 European Games, the 2016 European Grand Prix, 4th Islamic Solidarity Games and Azerbaijan Grand Prix in 2017, and will host UEFA Euro 2020.
The city is bidding for Expo 2025 against Yekaterinburg, Russia and Osaka, Japan.
This is also reflected in the city's nickname as the "City of Winds".The Inner City of Baku, along with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower, were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.According to the Lonely Planet's ranking, Baku is also among the world's top ten destinations for urban nightlife.The Baku International Sea Trade Port is capable of handling two million tons of general and dry bulk cargoes per year.In recent years, Baku has become an important venue for international events.
Accommodation in Issam Hotel (accommodation at Caravan Saray Hotel can be arranged at special request if needed)... You will see the highlights of Icheri Sheher including the Palace of the Shirvans (the most striking example of the medieval palace structures in Azerbaijan, dating to the middle of 15th century); Maiden's Tower (the ancient, eight storey fortress originally built as a fire beacon); visit Dzhuma Mosque, antiques and carpet shops... You will be taken to historical centre of Baku city, to its Old Town - 'Icheri Sheher'...