French media: more than 6,000 athletes to come to Baku

French media: more than 6,000 athletes to come to Baku
# 06 June 2015 13:19 (UTC +04:00)
Baku – APA. “The Azerbaijani capital will host the first-ever European Games”.
More than 6,000 will come to Baku to participate in the Games, according to franceinfo.fr, APA reported.
According to the website, The New York Times newspaper has added the Azerbaijani capital to the list of must-see cities: “The capital of Azerbaijan is situated to the west of the Caspian Sea. Modernity is the first thing drawing one’s attention when arriving in this dynamic city, which home to some 2 million people”.
The website further goes on to note that elements of Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Russian cultures are noticed in the city, with mosques, orthodox and Armenian churches.
Talking about Icherisheher, a UNESCO heritage site, and the ancient Maiden Tower, the website reminds the readers that it takes 4 hours to fly from Paris to Baku.
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