Baku is the capital and the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. Baku is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level.
Zaqatala is a city on the slopes of the Caucasus Mountains in northwest Azerbaijan. The wooded mountain sides, with frequent waterfalls, offer great hiking opportunities. Zakatala is a multinational region with 26 different ethnic groups including: Avar, Zakur, Lesgi, Kumuck, Yengloid, Ingloid, Russian, and Georgians.