Azerbaijan profile

A worker maintining a nodding donkey outside Baku Azerbaijan has large oil and gas reserves
  • Full name: Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Population: 9.4 million (World Bank, 2012)
  • Capital: Baku
  • Area: 86,600 sq km (33,400 sq miles)
  • Major language: Azeri, Russian
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 68 years (men), 74 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 manat = 100 qapik
  • Main exports: Oil, oil products
  • GNI per capita: US $5,290 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .az
  • International dialling code: +994

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