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Azerbaijan/ 7. Public institutions in cultural infrastructure  

7.2 Basic data about selected public institutions in the cultural sector

Table 33:  Number of state cultural institutions in the Republic of Azerbaijan, 2014

Domain

Cultural institutions (sub-domains)

Number(Year)

Trend (++ to --)

Cultural heritage

Historical and cultural monuments

6 308

 

State reserves

28

 

State museums

233

+

Cultural heritage restoration/research institutions

5

 

Visual arts

Art galleries

33

 

Exhibition Hall

1

 

Performing arts

Philharmonics

4

 

Concert halls

5

 

Independent collectives

5

-

Opera and ballet theatre

1

 

Drama, musical-comedy and musical dramatic theatres

19

 

Children's and young people's theatre

8

 

Children's music, art and painting schools

237

-

Baku School of Choreography

1

 

Books and Libraries

Libraries

3 291

-

Republican Library Collector

1

 

State Editorial and publishing houses

6

 

Audiovisual

State Film Foundation

1

 

State film studios

7

 

Movie theatres

7

-

Film distribution bases

5

 

Interdisciplinary

Palaces and houses of culture, clubs

2 729

-

Culture and recreation parks

347

+

Leisure centres

4

 

Scientific-methodological centre for culture

1

 

Centre for the training and professional development of workers in cultural institutions

1

 

Other

National Culinary Centre

1

 

Circus

1

 

Zoo

1

 

Source:    Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 2015; State Statistical Committee, 2015.


Chapter published: 02-11-2016

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