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Azerbaijan Geography

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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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Largest Cities

Azerbaijan is a mountainous country, with the Caucasus Mountains covering the north and central regions.

Many snow-capped peaks exceed 12,000 ft., with Baza-Dyuzi the highest point, at 14,698 ft. (4,480m).

Moving southwest, the Lesser Caucasus cross the land, stretching on into Armenia, and in the far-south, the Talish Mountains help form its border with Iran.

A low flood plain covers the south-central and east, ending at the Caspian Sea; much of it below sea level.

Baku, the capital city, sits on the Abseron Yasaqligi (or Apsheron Peninsula), that juts hook-line into the Caspian Sea

Significant rivers include the Alazani, Aras and Kura, and the Mangachevir Reservoir is the largest inland body of water.

Azerbaijan Trivia

What Languages are Spoken in Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijani, the official language of Azerbaijan, is spoken by more than 90% of the population of the country.

What Languages Are Spoken In Azerbaijan?

How Much of Azerbaijan is in Europe?

Approximately 2,687.27 square miles of Azerbaijan lies within Europe.

Is Azerbaijan in Europe?

Which Are The Biggest Industries In Azerbaijan?

Petroleum and natural gas, steel, iron ore, cement, etc., are some of the biggest industries of Azerbaijan.

Which Are The Biggest Industries In Azerbaijan?

What is the biggest city in Azerbaijan?

Baku is the largest and the capital city of Azerbaijan.

The Largest Cities In Azerbaijan

What Kind of Government Does Azerbaijan Have?

Azerbaijan is a semi-presidential republic where the president is the head of state, and the prime minister is the head of government.

What Type Of Government Does Azerbaijan Have?

What are the religious beliefs in Azerbaijan?

Shia Islam is the leading religious belief with 80% of the country’s population adhering to the faith, Sunni Islam is the second leading religious belief in Azerbaijan with a following of 13%, and Orthodox Christianity is the third largest religious belief with 3%. Other religions make up 4% of the population.

Religious Beliefs In Azerbaijan

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