Facts and stats about Azerbaijan

9.59 million

Population. Ranked 91st in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 70th in 2012.


Armenia (with Azerbaijan-proper) 566 km, Armenia (with Azerbaijan-Naxcivan exclave) 221 km, Georgia 322 km, Iran (with Azerbaijan-proper) 432 km, Iran (with Azerbaijan-Naxcivan exclave) 179 km, Russia 284 km, Turkey 9 km
Largest city Baku - 1,713,300
Capital city Baku - 1,713,300
Major language Azeri, Russian
Major religion Islam
Monetary unit Azerbaijani manat
Alternative names Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan, Azarbaycan Respublikasi
Groups Eastern Europe, Europe, Former Soviet republics, Landlocked countries, Muslim countries, Non-religious countries, World

Interesting observations about Azerbaijan

  • Azerbaijan ranked first for sex ratio > at birth amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for GDP > composition by sector > industry amongst Europe in 2012.
  • Azerbaijan ranked second for sex ratio > under 15 years globally in 2012.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for birth rate amongst Eastern Europe in 2013.
  • Azerbaijan ranked last for GDP amongst Non-religious countries in 2012.
  • Azerbaijan ranked second for crude oil > production amongst Landlocked countries in 2012.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Former Soviet republics in 2011.
  • Azerbaijan has ranked last for radio receivers > per capita since 1991.