Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's flagLocation: Southwest Asia
Official name: Republic of Azerbaijan
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1991 / 1991
Capital city: Baku
Population: 8.9 million / 266 people per sq mile (103 people per sq km)
Total land area: 33,436 square miles (86,600 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Azeri (official language), Russian
Main religions: Shi’a Muslim 68%, Sunni Muslim 26%,
Russian Orthodox 3%, Armenian Apostolic Church (Orthodox) 2%, Other 1%
Ethnic mix: Azeri 91%, Other 3%, Armenian 2%, Russian 2%, Lazs 2%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: New manat = 100 gopik
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2996 kilocalories

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