Sheki

Common description

Shaki is a city in northwestern Azerbaijan, in the rayon of the same name.Shaki is in northern Azerbaijan on the southern part of the Greater Caucasus mountain range, 325 km (202 mi) from Baku.
Shaki is surrounded by snowy peaks of the Greater Caucasus, which in some places reaches 3000–3600 m.
The mountain forests around the area prevent the city from floods and overheating of the area during summer. The main rivers of the city are the Kish and Gurjhana.

Сlimate

Shaki's climate includes a range of cyclones and anticyclones, air masses and local winds. The average annual temperature in Shaki is 12 °C. In June and August, average temperature varies between 20 and 25 °C.