Azerbaijan - General Information
Full name of the country: Republic of Azerbaijan
Area: 86,600 sq km.
Population: about 8 million
People: 90% - Azerbaijanis, 3.5% - mountain nations, 2.5% - Russians, 4% - other nations.
Religion: Moslems, mostly Shiites.
State system: republic
Branches of national economy: natural gas and petrochemical, metallurgical, cotton cleaning.
Major cities: Ganja, Sumgait , Mingechevir, Lankaran, Agdam, Nakhchivan, Khachmaz, Quba, Shamakhi
Natural resources: oil, gas, copper, polymetals, alunites, gold
Main agricultural crops: cotton, fruits, silk
National currency - Azerbaijani manat. More...
Symbolics: Flag of Azerbaijan, Emblem of Azerbaijan