Category: Azerbaijan

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Sheki - historical center

Worth Seeing Cities in Azerbaijan

Here you will find study trips and round trips through the metropolises of Azerbaijan Baku Take a group tour of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan! This city is located on the western coast of...

Azerbaijan Travel Guide

Azerbaijan Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety information Travel to the Nagorno-Karabakh region and the Armenian-occupied districts of Agdam, Füsuli, Jabrayil, Sangilan, Kubadli, Ladschin and Kalbadschar, as well as to the areas immediately adjacent to the Azerbaijani...

Azerbaijan Overview

Azerbaijan Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Azerbaijan. Capital Baku. Geography As a country located in Asia according to physicscat, Azerbaijan is at the interface between Europe and Asia. It shares borders with...

Azerbaijan Religion

Azerbaijan Religion

Almost all Azeri count themselves as Muslims, although by no means all practice their religion. About 70 percent are Shi’ites and 30 percent are Sunnis. Azerbaijan’s Shia Muslims do not apply the strict form...

Theater in Azerbaijan

Theater in Azerbaijan

Early theater in this cultural area was characterized by narrative traditions that were presented by singers / musicians. Koskosa is a form of popular, theatrical play, and one can find remnants of traditions akin...

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, a Republic in Asia, the easternmost of the states of the Caucasus. Azerbaijan is located on the west bank of the Caspian Sea and borders Russia in the north, Iran in the south,...

History of Azerbaijan

History of Azerbaijan

The area that today constitutes the state of Azerbaijan has had a changing history. The geographical position between Europe, Asia and the Middle East has led to the area being subject to a number...

The government building in the capital Baku

Contemporary History of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s contemporary history is the country’s history after 1991, when Azerbaijan became an independent republic after being a part of the Soviet Union since 1920. The post-independence era has been marked by the conflict...

Azerbaijan President

Azerbaijan’s Political System

Constitution and political system Azerbaijanhas been a democratic republic since 1991. The Constitution of 1995 adds the legislative power to a nationally elected National Assembly (Milli Majlis). It has 125 members who are elected in direct...

Geography of Azerbaijan

Geography of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan consists roughly of an elongated plain landscape surrounded by the Great Caucasus in the north and the southeastern parts of the Little Caucasus in the south. Basardüzü dăg (4480 m asl) in the...