The flag of Azerbaijan is a blue, red, and green flag with a white crescent and eight-pointed star in the center. The flag was officially adopted on February 5, 1991, following Azerbaijan's independence from the Soviet Union.
The color blue on the flag of Azerbaijan represents the country's rich cultural heritage and the Azerbaijani people's aspirations for a bright and prosperous future. The color red represents the country's history and its cultural and political traditions. The color green represents the country's natural beauty and abundance.
The white crescent and eight-pointed star in the center of the flag are symbols of Islam, which is the dominant religion in Azerbaijan. The crescent represents the country's past, while the star represents its bright future and progress.
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Azerbaijan is a country located in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia, between Europe and Asia. It is bordered by Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west, Iran to the south, and the Caspian Sea to the east. Azerbaijan has a rich history and culture, with a unique blend of Eastern and Western influences.
The history of Azerbaijan dates back to ancient times, and the country has been inhabited by a variety of different cultures over the centuries. In the 19th century, Azerbaijan was part of the Russian Empire, and gained its independence in 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Today, Azerbaijan is a presidential republic with a president and prime minister.
Azerbaijan is known for its stunning natural beauty, with a varied landscape ranging from the Caucasus Mountains in the north to the Kura-Aras Lowland in the south. The country is home to a number of protected areas, including the Hirkan National Park, which is home to a variety of plant and animal species, and the Absheron National Park, which is home to a number of historic castles and temples.
The culture of Azerbaijan is a blend of Eastern and Western influences, with the official language of the country being Azerbaijani. The majority of the population is Shia Muslim, but there are also significant Orthodox Christian and Jewish communities. Azerbaijan is known for its rich cultural heritage, including its music, dance, literature, and art.
|Country codes||AZ, AZE (ISO 3166-1)|
|Official name||Republic of Azerbaijan|
|Religion||96.2% Islam, 2.4% Christianity, 1.3% No religion, 0.1% Other|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AZT)|
|Member of||United Nations|
|Commonwealth of Independent States|
|Organisation of Islamic Cooperation|
|Population density||123 per Km2 (318 people per mi2)|
|Urban Population||56.2 % of the population is urban (5,695,930 people in 2020)|
|Median age||32.3 years|
|Total area||The total land area is 82,658 Km2 (31,914 sq. miles)|
|Highest point||Mount Bazardüzü (4 485 m, 14 715 ft)|
|Lowest point||Caspian Sea (-28 m, -92 ft)|
|GDP per capita||$ 5,388 (World Bank, 2021)|
|Currency||Azerbaijani manat (₼, AZN)|
|Internet TLD||.az (click here to find and register domain name)|
|Country Wikipedia Page||Azerbaijan Wikipedia Page|
Main Cities by Population in Azerbaijan