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Republic of Azerbaijan
Azərbaycan Respublikası  (Azerbaijani)
Anthem: 
Location of Azerbaijan (green) and Nagorno-Karabakh[a] (light green).
Location of Azerbaijan (green) and Nagorno-Karabakh[a] (light green).
Capital
and largest city
Baku
40°25′N49°50′E / 40.417°N 49.833°E / 40.417; 49.833
Official languagesAzerbaijani
Ethnic minority languagesAvar, Budukh, Georgian, Juhuri, Khinalug, Kryts, Kurdish, Lezgian, Russian, Rutul, Talysh, Tat, Tsakhur and Udi
DemonymAzerbaijani
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partysemi-presidentialrepublic[1]
Ilham Aliyev
Mehriban Aliyeva
Artur Rasizade
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation
28 May 1918
28 April 1920
• Independence from Soviet Union
30 August 1991 (declared)
18 October 1991 (independence)
25 December 1991 (completed)
21 December 1991
2 March 1992
• Constitution adopted
12 November 1995
Area
• Total
86,600 km2 (33,400 sq mi) (112th)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• 2017 estimate
9,867,250[2] (91st)
• Density
113/km2 (292.7/sq mi) (99th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$174,628 billion[3] (72nd)
• Per capita
$17,857[3] (71st)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$41,207 billion[3]
• Per capita
$4,439[3]
Gini (2008)31.8[4]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.759[5]
high · 78th
CurrencyManat (₼) (AZN)
Time zoneAZT (UTC+04)
Drives on theright
Calling code+994
ISO 3166 codeAZ
Internet TLD.az

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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