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Where is Azerbaijan?

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Located in the continent of Asia, Azerbaijan covers 82,629 square kilometers of land and 3,971 square kilometers of water, making it the 113th largest nation in the world with a total area of 86,600 square kilometers.

Azerbaijan became an independent state in 1991, after gaining its sovereignty from Russia. The population of Azerbaijan is 9,493,600 (2012) and the nation has a density of 115 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Azerbaijan is the Azerbaijanian Manat (AZN). As well, the people of Azerbaijan are refered to as Azerbaijani.

The dialing code for the country is 994 and the top level internet domain for Azerbaijani sites is .az.

Azerbaijan shares land borders with 5 countries: Turkey, Russia, Iran, Armenia, Georgia.

To learn more, visit our detailed Azerbaijan section.

Quick facts

Population 9,493,600
Density 114.9 / km2 ( 297.6 / mi2 )
Language Azerbaijani
Independence Year 1991
Capital Baku (Baki)
Currency Azerbaijanian Manat
GDP 75,198,010,965 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 7,921 (2014 data)
Land Area 82,629 km2 (31,903 mi2)
Water Area 3,971 km2 (1,533 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Georgia, Iran, Armenia, Turkey, Russia
Minimum Longitude 44.770
Maximum Longitude 50.610
Mininum Latitude 38.400
Maximum Latitude 41.910

What is the capital of Azerbaijan?

map showing the location of Azerbaijan
Location of Baku on a map.

Baku is the capital city of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 1,116,513, and is located on a latitue of 40.38 and longitude of 49.89.

Baku is also the political center of Azerbaijan, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Baku, the Capital Of Azerbaijan

City Baku
Country Azerbaijan
Population 1,116,513
Longitude 49.89201000
Latitude 40.37767000

Most popular cities in Azerbaijan

Rank City Population
#1Baku1,116,513
#2Ganja313,300
#3Sumqayit265,150
#4Lankaran240,300
#5Mingelchaur95,453
#6Saatli87,000
#7Qaracuxur72,989
#8Sirvan70,220
#9Bakixanov66,686
#10Nakhchivan64,754
#11Sheki63,000
#12Yevlakh59,036
#13Xankandi53,100

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.