According to the data of the Consular Service of the NKR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, about 8000 foreign citizens visited the NKR in 2010, which has increased the index of 2009 by 30%.
Besides the citizens of the CIS countries, political and cultural figures, sportsmen, businessmen and tourists from the EU countries, America, Asia, Africa, etc. visited Artsakh. During the past two years, the flow of tourists from Iran has increased. Many foreigners visit the NKR more than once. Every year, the geography of foreign tourists visiting the NKR is expanding.
The statistics testifies that despite official Baku’s active counteraction, year by year Artsakh arouses interest in the world.