Sheki

Painted palaces, decadent desserts, and silk factories.

Sheki is a city in northwestern Azerbaijan, lying on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus mountain range. It is 450 km (280 mi) from Baku and about 100 km (62 mi) from the Russian border. Sheki is situated in a beautiful green valley. The city is dominated by the Khudavand Peak (4,868 m/16,009 ft), which is the highest peak in the Lesser Caucasus mountain range.

Sheki is a very ancient city with a long and interesting history. It was first mentioned in the 6th century AD. The city was an important center of the Silk Road. Sheki was a major center of the silk industry and a producer of silk products.

Sheki is a very picturesque city. The city is surrounded by the beautiful Caucasus Mountains. The city is also home to a large number of historical and architectural monuments.

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