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Azerbaijan Facts

Azerbaijan's Information

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Land Area 82,629 km2
Water Area 3,971 km2
Total Area 86,600km2 (#111)
Population 9,872,765 (#91)
Population Density 119.48/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $166.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $17,700
Currency Manat (AZN)
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  • Name: Azerbaijan
  • (long form) Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Capital City: Baku (2,064,900 pop.)
  • Azerbaijan Population: 9,590,159 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Manat
    (conversion rates)

    500 Manat
  • Ethnicity: Azeri 90.6%, Dagestani 2.2%, Russian 1.8%, Armenian 1.5%, other 3.9%

    note: almost all Armenians live in the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region
  • GDP total: $98.16 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $10,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Azerbaijani (Azeri) (official) 90.3%, Lezgi 2.2%, Russian 1.8%, Armenian 1.5%, other 3.3%, unspecified 1%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Baku, Giandzha, Sumgait
  • Name: Azerbaijan's name comes from the native spelling Azerbaycan ('the land of fire'), which referred to surface fires on ancient oil pools
  • National Day: May 28
  • Religion: Muslim 93.4%, Russian Orthodox 2.5%, Armenian Orthodox 2.3%, other 1.8%

    note: religious affiliation is still nominal in Azerbaijan; percentages for actual practicing adherents are much lower
  • Symbols

Azerbaijan Trivia

What is the biggest city in Azerbaijan?

Baku is the largest and the capital city of Azerbaijan.

The Biggest Cities In Azerbaijan

What are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Azerbaijan?

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Azerbaijan include the Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape and the Walled City of Baku, Shirvanshah's Palace, and Maiden Tower.

UNESCO Sites In Azerbaijan

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