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Location: Europe
Baku (1.700.000 ab)
Main Cities:
Gyandzha, Sumqayit
: 7,700,000
87,600 km2
1 manat = 100 gopik
Azero, Russian
Sunni and Shi'a Muslim, Orthodox
The Independence's Year:
Great and Small Caucaso
Kura, Aras
Caspian Sea, Mingecaur




Caucasian republic on the Caspian Sea, with continental and dry climate and with strong thermal excursions.
It's a great oil producer and natural gas, especially in the area of the Caspian Sea.
A quarter of the population lives in the capital Baku, sets on the peninsula of Apseron on the Caspian Sea, a very old city; nowadays is in evolution thanks to great oilfield ubicated in front of it, with its sparkling skyscrapers and wonderful promenade.
It also belongs to the nation the territory of Nahicevan, sets among Armenia and Iran.


* Information and news of every kind (and photographic documentation) about Azerbaijan are to disposition of the partners of the Worldwide Geographic Academy: info@accademiageograficamondiale.com


Anziano azero Cappellini azeri Caravanserraglio Frutta azera

Il lungomare di Baku Il Mar Caspio a Baku Il Palazzo del Governo azero Il Palazzo del Kan a Saki

Il porto di Baku Piattaforma petrolifera nel Mar Caspio La futuristica Baku Palazzo degli Shirvanshah a Baku

Mausoleo del Derviscio  Minareto a Saki  Minareto nella vecchia Baku  Moschea

Photographies to greater solution can be found to the page Middle East Gallery