Formal Name: Republic of Azerbaijan
European Union Membership: NO.
N.A.T.O. Membership: NO
Form of Government: Republic
Surface: 86.600 km2. Azerbaijan is the 114th largest country in the world.
Population: aprox. 8,372,000
Density: 105.8 persons / square km
GDP Nominal: aprox. 52,23 billion Euros. GDP Nominal per capita: aprox. 5.726 Euros
Official Language: Azerbaijani
Other used languages:
Capital City: Baku
National Holyday: 28 May
Independence date: 28 May 1918 from the Ottoman Empire and 30 August 1991 from the Soviet Union
Currency used: Manat (1Manat = 100 qəpik).
Main Religions: Muslim
Particular things: Azerbaijan became the first democratic and secular republic in the Muslim world in 1918. Unfortunately it lasted only for two years because in 1920 Azerbaijan was incorporated in the Soviet Union.