General information about Azerbaijan

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Dear fellow countrymen and foreign guests who visit our country!

The location of Azerbaijan on the southern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains, in the north of the Russian Federation, in the north-west of the Georgian Republic, the Republic of Armenia to the west, south west by the Republic of Turkey and the Islamic Republic of Iran to the south. The country’s east by the waters of the Caspian Sea, the world’s largest lake.

 

 

Territory: 86,6 thousand square meters. km
Population: 9.6 million
Capital: Baku
Official language: Azerbaijani language
Currency: Azerbaijani manat (AZN) (AZN 170 is approximately US $ 100)
Internet domains: .az
Country code: +994
President: Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev
 

Ethnic groups

Azerbaijanis: 91,6%
Lezghis: 2%
Russians: 1,3%
Talysh: 1,3%
Others: 3,8%