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Azerbaijan Travel Guide: Country & Destination Information for Visiting


Azerbaijan travel guide and destination overview of the country. Key information, general overview, and more for travelers to Azerbaijan.

Republic of Azerbaijan | Azərbaycan Respublikası

Azerbaijan is a small country in the Caucasus region which straddles the line between Europe and Asia. Russia is to its north, Georgia and Armenia are to its west and Iran is to its south.

Azerbaijan also has an exclave province (separate from the rest of the country) to its southwest, Nakhchivan. Nakhchivan also borders Armenia, Iran, and Turkey.

For a handy article, check out: Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia – In Europe or Asia?

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Azerbaijan Travel Information & Key Points

General points to know about the country of Azerbaijan – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more, whether you’re traveling there or not.

Capital: Baku (& largest city)

Population: 10 million (2019 estimate)

Language(s): Azerbaijani

President: Ilham Aliyev

Prime Minister: Novruz Mammadov

Currency: Manat (₼) (AZN)

Area: 86,600 km2 (33,400 mi2)

Dialing Code: +994

Time Zone: Azerbaijan Time “AZT” (UTC+4)

Demonym: Azerbaijani (what is a demonym?)

Endonym: Azərbaycan (their name for their country)

Emergency Number: 112

Drinking Age: 18

Smoking Age: 18 to purchase

Age of Consent: 16

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 220 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / E (define)

ISO Country Code: AZ

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