Azerbaijan Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: People usually eat three meals a day. For breakfast, tea with bread and butter, cheese or marmalade is common. Dinner,... More
  • Family: Azeris value family over the individual and family needs come first. Men are protective of the women in the family.... More
  • Fashion: Men and women generally wear Western clothing. However, rural women sometimes wear traditional clothing that includes a long, pleated skirt,... More
  • Visiting: Visiting relatives or friends is popular in Azerbaijan. Hospitality is part of the culture. Friends and family visit without prior... More

Azerbaijan Facts

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Capital Baku (Baki, Baky)
Government Type republic
Currency AZM
Population 9,590,159
Total Area 33,436 Square Miles
86,600 Square Kilometers
Location Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range
Language Azerbaijani (Azeri) 89%, Russian 3%, Armenian 2%, other 6%

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