Baku is one of the most populated cities in Azerbaijan, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 40.29N latitude / 49.56E longitude. For routing in Baku, please check the free driving directions Baku service below.
When you visit Azerbaijan, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Azerbaijani, and the officially used currency is Azerbaijani manat (AZN), since 1992.
Baku, the capital city, has numerous population; 2 118 600 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Baku counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Azerbaijan, bears 9 923 914 sum citizens spreading on its 33 436,43 sq mi / 86 600 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Azerbaijan is Unitary dominant-party semi-presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: March of Azerbaijan.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Azerbaijan Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is located on the western shore of the Caspian Sea at the southeast extremity of the Caucasus. The region is a mountainous country, and only about 7% of it is arable land. The Kura River Valley is the area’s major agricultural zone.