Azerbaijan is the largest country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west, and Iran to the south.
Map of Azerbaijan:
The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the first democratic and secular republic in the Muslim world, was established in 1918, but was incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1920. Azerbaijan regained independence in 1991.
Azerbaijan, a nation with a majority Turkic and Shia population, is a secular and a unitary republic with an ancient and historic cultural heritage.
History of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan or Azarbaijan is a region on the border of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It’s bounded by Caspian Sea to the east, Russia’s Daghestan region to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia and Turkey to the southwest, and other parts of Iran to the south.
Geography of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is situated in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Three physical features dominate Azerbaijan: the Caspian Sea, whose shoreline forms a natural boundary to the east; the Greater Caucasus mountain range to the north; and the extensive flatlands at the country’s center.