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.
To learn more, visit our detailed Azerbaijan section.
|Density||114.9 / km2 ( 297.6 / mi2 )|
|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|
What is the capital of Azerbaijan?
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.
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