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Azerbaijan's Information

Flag of Azerbaijan
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)
More Information Azerbaijan
Largest Cities

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

Although Azerbaijan's tourist industry is in the embroyonic stage, there are accommodations and things to do throughout most of the country.

For the most part, visitors stay in the city of Baku, the nation's cosmopolitan capital. Baku is multilingual, but out in the country, very few people speak English

Azerbaijan offers ancient cities, fortresses, palaces, museums, the mud volcanoes, the eternal flame in Surakhani, beautiful natural landscapes, numerous health resorts and mineral spas and for the nature lovers, it's a bird-watching paradise.

Sandy beaches and warm waters along the Caspian Sea are great places for recreation and relaxation. Hiking in the beautiful Caucasus Mountains is a favorite for many summer visitors.
  • Calling Code: 994
  • Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: The best time to visit Azerbaijan's lowland is April to June. The landscape is green and full of flowers and the skies are clear and blue.

    Summers are hot and humid, but October is also a good time to travel with warm days and crisp nights.

    Around the Caspian Sea, the winters are mild, but inland it is very cold - sometimes dropping to temperatures below -5° F (-20° C).

  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Azerbaijan Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on December 7, 2017.

Azerbaijan Trivia

How Much of Azerbaijan is in Europe?

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

Is Azerbaijan in Europe?

What is the biggest city in Azerbaijan?

Baku is the largest and the capital city of Azerbaijan.

The Largest Cities In Azerbaijan

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?

Which Are The Biggest Industries In Azerbaijan?

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

The Biggest Industries In Azerbaijan

What are the ethnic groups of Azerbaijan?

92% of the country's residents are ethnic Azerbaijanis, while Lezgins are the largest ethnic minority at 2%.

Ethnic Groups Of Azerbaijan

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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