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Russian Orthodox (2.5%)
Armenian Orthodox (2.3%)
Bodies of Water:
Caspian Sea (East)
(95.4% land, 4.6% water)
Dry, semiarid steppe
Mountains in the north
Bazarduzu Dagi (4,485 m)
Caspian Sea (-28 m)
Head of State:
President Ilham Aliyev
Head of Government:
Prime Minister Ali Asadov
0 August 1991 (from the Soviet Union)
Flames of fire
GDP Per Capita
man. (Azerbaijani Manat)
$1 (USD) = man. (Azerbaijani Manat)1.70
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Azerbaijanis say that if you meet a person with empty buckets, you are bound for misfortune in the near future.
Watermelons are abundant in Azerbaijan, and are eaten in a very particular way.
A pomegranate festival occurs each year in a city called Goychay around late October. The festival features pomegranate-based dishes.
Abayi is a well-known folk dance based around middle-aged men or women. Its origins are in the Shaki and Zaqatala regions of the country.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/aj.html (Majority of information)
http://news.day.az/society/164634.html (City population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 25 October 2016