Azerbaijan: Description

Common description

Azerbaijan officially the Republic of Azerbaijan is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia.It is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to the south. The exclave of Nakhchivan is bound by Armenia to the north and east, Iran to the south and west, and has an 11 km long border with Turkey in the north west.
The capital is Baku. The official language is Azerbaijani.


The climate of Azerbaijan is very diverse. Nine out of eleven existing climate zones are present in Azerbaijan.


The manat (AZN) is the currency of Azerbaijan.