about formation of Botanical Garden in Baku were offered
at first time in 1930. At that time Baku was a city
of petrol industry and as a capital of Azerbaijan
needed public welfare and greening.
With this aim in 15 July,
1934 Soviet of National Commissars of Azerbaijan SSR
accepted the decree about formation of Botanical Garden
allotted 80-100 ha plot and means for scientific investigations
in this territory. Botanical Garden situated in 105-135
m high above s.l. in the Southern-East part of Absheron
peninsula. It associates to green zone of Southern-East
system of Baku. It is considered one of the green-cultural
centers. Botanical Garden in Baku which accumulates
botanical forces around itself makes it a center of
scientific work and botanical mind.
In 1935 Michael Brjejitskiy
was appointed first director of Botanical Garden.
Later at a different time Musa Kadirov, Sherbet Gadjiev,
Mukhtar Ragimov, Farrux Akhundov, Vahid Gadjiev, Musa
Agamirov, Arif Bayramov were leaders of garden. At
present time Oruc Ibadli is a director of Central
On 4 February, 2000 according
to the decision (N 7/2) of Presidium of Azerbaijan
Academy of Sciences. Botanical Garden was separated
from the structure of Institute of Botany for improving
of activity of Botanical Garden. Now it is independent
scientific-research organization in the Department
of Biological Sciences of Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences
and it was renamed to Central Botanical Garden of
ANAS. It was confirmed the statute, scientific committee
and scientific structure of garden. Central Botanical
Garden has its own PhD courses.
On 11.11.2002 according
to the decree (N 633) of Baku Executive Power and
"Statement of separation" (02/170) of Architecture
City Building Management 4,137 ha were added to the
territory and total area of garden became 41,137 ha.
At present time laboratories
of "Wood-bush plants", "Rare and endangered plant
species", "Plant cultures in green house", "Horticulture"
and groups of "Seed" and "Control of diseases and
pests of plants" function in Garden. The stuff of
garden includes 88 person, from which 31 are scientists,
1-corresponding member of ANAS, 1-assistant of professor,
It is carried out scientific
investigations for enrichment of plant resources raw
material in Republic. The research includes a problem
on biodiversity, introduction and formation of information
bank of useful, rare and endangered plant species.
At present Central Botanical
Garden has a collection that consists 2000 species,
forms and kinds of valuable local, exotic tree, bush,
floral and herbal plants including 125 rare and endangered
species from different botanic-geographical regions.
370073, Azerbaijan Republic, Baku, Patamdart highway-40
12) 502-49-73; (994 12) 433-29-73
Direktor: Oruj Veli Ibadli
Doctor of biological sciences, leading scientist Tel.:
(994 12) 433-29-73
(994 12) 502-41-72
Deputy-director: Vaghid Sabir Farzaliyev. The
doctor of philosophy.
Tel.: (994 12) 502-43-21
Deputy of economist: Settar Sefer Djafarov
Scientifical council: Nilufer Bahram Guseynova
The doctor of philosophy. Senior lecturer.
Tel.: (994 12) 502-43-21