National Symbols of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: Iran, Armenia, Georgia, Russia, . The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku.

The official language is Azerbaijani and the Azerbaijan Manat is the currency of the Azerbaijan. The domain is .az and the country code is +994.

National day is celebrated on 28 May 1918. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Azerbaijan is no exception.

In Azerbaijan, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Azerbaijani people. Black Tea is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Azerbaijan. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Nizami Ganjavi represent a national Azerbaijani symbol.

The country was founded by Mammad Amin Rasulzade. The current president of Azerbaijan is Ilham Aliyev and Ali Asadov is the Prime Minister.

In Azerbaijan the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Azerbaijani national anthem was written by Ahmed Javad and composed by Uzeyir Hajibeyov.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Azerbaijan
Alternative name(s) Republic of Azerbaijan (official, Engliish)
Regional location Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range
Country name etymology "Land of Atropates"an Achaemenid then Hellenistic-era king over a region in present-day Iranian Azarbaijan and Iranian Kurdistan, south of the modern state.
Climate Dry, semiarid steppe
Terrain Large, flat Kur-Araz Ovaligi (Kura-Araks Lowland, much of it below sea level) with Great Caucasus Mountains to the north, Qarabag Yaylasi (Karabakh Upland) in west; Baku lies on Abseron Yasaqligi (Apsheron Peninsula) that juts into Caspian Sea
Population 10,139,177
National Day 28 May 1918
Language(s) Azerbaijani
Religion Islam & Christianity
Country code +994
Literacy rate 99.8%
Currency Azerbaijan Manat
Capital city Baku
Domain(TLD) .az
Ethnicity Azerbaijani, Lezgian, Armenian, Russian & Talysh
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Azerbaijani
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 86,600 km2 (33,400 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4 (AZT)
Average elevation 384 meters
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Azerbaijan

Flag map of Azerbaijan

Motto of Azerbaijan

Odlar Yurdu - "The Land of Fire"

National animal of Azerbaijan

The National animal of Azerbaijan is Karabakh horse

National Animal of Azerbaijan - Karabakh horse

National flower of Azerbaijan

The National flower of Azerbaijan is Khari-bulbul. Botanical name is Ophrys caucasica.

National flower of Azerbaijan - Khari-bulbul

National bird of Azerbaijan

The National bird of Azerbaijan is European roller

National bird of Azerbaijan - European roller

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Azerbaijani Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Beauty is ten, nine of which is dressing.

Smart bird gets trapped in its beak.

The dog barks, the caravan passes.

I wish God had not made the left hand to need the right hand.

Unearned riches are forbidden.

Without sowing single wheat you would not harvest thousand ones.

A man would not lick what he spit.

Cheap meat never makes a good soup.

Even if your relative eats your meat, he will never discard your bones.

Do a good deed, and throw it into the sea. If the fish don’t appreciate it, the Creator will.

White money should be collected for a black day.

To tell the dog to catch, and the rabbit to run.

The child is sweeter than honey.

Wrap yourself together in a carpet and roll together with your kinsmen.

One hint is enough for a clever man.

He can’t see the beam in his own, but he’s looking for an eyelash in someone else’s.

Mouth will not be sweet when you say “sweet” .

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