A well-known center of carpet weaving. In Cuba, there is a branch of the Azerbaijan University of Arts. There is a museum of local lore. Guba (Cuba) is one of the largest cities in Azerbaijan. It is located 165 km. to the north of Baku. The city was founded in the XV century, in the second half of the XVIII century was the capital of the Guba khanate. One of the most beautiful cities in the country, Guba is especially good in spring, when its numerous gardens and parks blossom.
Khinalig is a village in the Guba region of Azerbaijan, located at an altitude of 2,100-2,200 meters above sea level above the Kudialchay River. It is famous for its language, peculiar customs and traditions. Today, about two thousand people live in Khinalig.