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Azerbaijan

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Azərbaycan

Azərbaycan Azərbaycan - Azərbaycan Respublikası

Azərbaycan Respublikası, Qafqazda, böyük bir hissəsi cənub-qərbi Asiyaya, şimalda kiçik bir hissəsi ilə Avropaya daxil olan və Xəzər dənizinə sahili olan dövlət.

English Azerbaijan - Republic of Azerbaijan

The Republic of Azerbaijan is a country in the South Caucasus. Located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Southwest Asia, it is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, the ► Russian republic of ► Dagestan to the north, ► Georgia to the northwest, ► Armenia to the west, and ► Iran to the south. The ► Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic (an exclave of Azerbaijan) borders Armenia to the north and east, Iran to the south and west, and ► Turkey to the northwest. The ► Nagorno-Karabakh region in the southwest of Azerbaijan Proper declared itself independent from Azerbaijan in 1991, but it is not recognized by any nation.

Other languages Русский[1]: Азербайджанская Республика (Azerbajdžanskaâ Respublika), Азербайджа́н — государство в восточной части Закавказья (Южного Кавказа), на юго-западном побережье Каспийского моря.

Short name  Azerbaijan
Official  name Republic of Azerbaijan
Status Independent country since 1991
Location Caucasus
Capital Bakı (Baku)
Population 9,165,000 inhabitants
Area 86,600 km²
Major  languages Azerbaijani
Major  religions Islam
More information Azerbaijan, Geography of Azerbaijan, History of Azerbaijan and Politics of Azerbaijan
More  images Azerbaijan - Azerbaijan (Category).

General maps

Azerbaijan (orthographic projection).svg Location of Azerbaijan
Aj-map.png Map of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan 1995 CIA map.jpg Map of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan districts english.png Districts of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan districts azeri.png Districts of Azerbaijan (in Azeri)
Azerbaijan-Nakhichevan.png Location of the exclave of Nakhichevan
Nakhichevan03.png Map of Nakkhichevan
Nakhichevan-subdivisions.png Sub-divisions of Nakhichevan
Az-qa-kaart-en.png Map of Azerbaijan with the occupied areas Nagorno-Karabakh.
Nagorno-Karabakh Occupation Map.png Nagorno-Karabakh occupation map #1
Nagorno-Karabakh Occupation Map.jpg Nagorno-Karabakh occupation map #2

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Azerbaijan, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Azerbaijan.

Map of Assyria.png The Region in the 9th to 7th centuries BC
Caucasus 290 BC map de alt.png Caucasian Albania in 290 BCE
Caucasus03333.jpg Ancient Caucasian Albania
Caucasus03.png Ancient Caucasian Albania
Maps of the Armenian Empire of Tigranes.gif Greater Armenia around 95-66 BC
Map of the Achaemenid Empire.jpg The Achaemid Empire (Persia (648–330 BCE) at its greatest extent
Achaemenid-empire-500BCE.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire
Carte empire achéménide.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire
Persian Empire, 490 BC.gif The Persian Achaemenid Empire
LocationParthia.PNG The Parthian Empire (250 BCE-226 CE)
Scythia-Parthia 100 BC.png Map of Parthia ands Scythia 100 BC
Indo-Sassanid.jpg Sassanid Empire
Sassanid Empire 620.png The Persian Sassanian Empire (226-650) in 602 to 629, Strokes: Under Sassanid military control.
Carte empire Sassanide.png Sassanide Empire
Sassanides02.png Sassanide Empire
Roman Empire.JPG Ancient Azerbaijan called "(Caucasian) Albania", during Roman emperor Trajan conquests
Arabische Rijk.jpg Expansion of the Caliphate: I: Muhammad; II: Abu Bakr; III: Omar and IV: Othman
Age of Caliphs.png Age of the Caliphs
Califate 750.jpg Caliphate around 750
Iran circa 1000AD.png Iran around 1000
Seldschuken-Reich-map.png The Seljuq Empire 1037-1194
Khwarezmid-empire-1220CE.png The Khwarezmid Empire around 1220
Mongol Empire map.gif Map showing changes in borders of the Mongol Empire from founding by Genghis Khan in 1206, Genghis Khan's death in 1227 to the rule of Kublai Khan (1260–1294). (Uses modern day borders)
   Mongol Empire

By 1294 the empire had split into:

   Empire of the Great Khan (Yuan Dynasty)
Mongol dominions.jpg The Timurid Empire 1405
Das Reich Timur-i Lenks (1365-1405).GIF The Timurid Empire 1405
Azerbaijani Khanates 18th-19th century.png Territories of Northern and Southern Khanates (and Sultanates) of Azerbaijan in 18th-19th centuries
Meyers b14 s0080a.jpg History of the Russian Empire (in German)
Administrative division of Russia 1848-1878.jpg Administrative division of Russia 1848-1878 (in Russian)
Baku Governorate Map.jpg Map of Baku Governorate (late XIX century)
Gubernias del Caucaso - Gubernia de Elizavetpol - Imperio Ruso.png Elisabethpol Governorate. Russian Empire, XIX and beginnig XX century, today Azerbaijan.
LocationRussianEmpire1914.png The Russian Empire in 1914
1ST AZ REP.GIF w:Azerbaijan Democratic Republic 1918
Azerbaijan Map ADRandAR En.jpg Regions of w:Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
Azerbaijan Democratic Republic 1918 20.png w:Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
Map of Turkey in Asia, Syria, Palestine, Hejaz and Arabia by Frank Moore Colby.png Map of Turkey in Asia, Syria, Palestine, Hejaz and Arabia by Frank Moore Colby
LocationUSSR.png Russia becomes the Soviet Union in 1922. In 1922 Azerbaijan becomes constituent republic of the Soviet Union.
Karta över de europeiska delarna av Sovjetunionen på 1920-talet.jpg European part of the USSR in the 1920s
AzSSR map 1928.jpg Map of Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic in 1928.
SovietEvolution.png Evolution of the Soviet Union
USSR Republics Numbered Alphabetically.png The republics of the USSR
Azerbaijan SSR map.svg Azerbaijan inside the USSR
[[|border|251x400px]] Map of the 1974 geographic location of various ethnic groups within the Soviet Union
Soviet Union Administrative Divisions 1989.jpg Soviet Union administrative divisions, 1989
Azerbaijan districts Talysh-Mughan.png Map of the Talysh-Mughan Autonomous Republic 1993

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

Map of Colchis, Iberia, Albania, and the neighbouring countries ca 1770.jpg map of Caucasus from 1770

Satellite maps

Satellite image of Azerbaijan in March 2003.jpg Satellite map

Notes and references

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  • The status of various entities is disputed. See the content for the entities concerned.
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  1. Russian is spoken by a minority of ca. 3 % as native language

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