Facts And Figures About Azerbaijan

Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan has been an independent republic. The state, however, is always in the crossfire of criticism for corruption and election falsification. Azerbaijan is behind the likes of Iraq and Afghanistan in assessing press freedom.

Important Facts

Capital Baku
Office Azeri
Currency

Currency (Subunit) Manat (100 Qäpik)
ISO 4217 Code AZN / 944
Geography

Continent Asia
Region west
Geo coordinates N 40 ° 8 ‘35.2 ” O 47 ° 34’ 36.9″
Highest mountain Bazarduzu Dagi (4,485 m )
Total 86,600 km²
Mainland 86,100 km²
Country limit 2,013 km
Coastline 800 km
Politics

Dependency Soviet Union up to 1991
Uno Member Since 1992
Country Codes

ISO 3166 Alpha 2 AZ
ISO 3166 Alpha 3
ISO 3166 numerically 31
Top Level Domain Az
IOC country code AZE
UN / LOCODE AZ
Communication

Phone 1,160,000
Mobile phones 1,297,000
Radios 2,610,000
TV 2,450,000
computer 410,000
Internet users 560,000
Transportation

Railway lines 2,957 km
Paved roads 13,689 km
of highways 128 km
Bus 422,000
Merchant fleet (ships over 1,000 GRT ) 84
pipelines 5,969
Health

Number of doctors 28,300
Daily food intake 2,510 kcal/inhabitant
HIV -infected 1,600
Education

illiteracy 1 %
Story

foundation 1991
Last sovereign since 1991
Religion

Overpowering religious group Muslims
Crime

Prison inmates 16,500
Military

Forces (troop) 63,000
Fighting armor 230
Battleships 1
Combat Aircraft 50
Helicopter 20
Economy

Exports Petroleum, natural gas, foodstuffs
BSP $ 10.286 million
GDP $ 12,872,000,000
GDP purchasing power parity $ 41.880 million
Economic growth 22.2%
inflation 11%
unemployment 1.2%
Government revenue $ 3410000000
Expenditure of state $ 3260000000
Government debt 9.6%
Export $ 7.650 million
import $ 5.458 million
Foreign debt $ 1,931,000,000
Gold and currency reserves $ 1,626,000,000
Electricity consumption 24,830 million KWh
Gas Reserves 849,500 million m³
Gas production 4,890 million m³
Gas consumption 9,580 million m³
Oil Reserves 589 million m³
Oil production 516,000 million m³
Oil consumption 130,000 million m³
Cropland 23,19%
Bovine 2,360,000 pieces
Sheep 7,460,000 pieces
Fishing 11,500 t
Demographic Information

Population 7,961,700
Population in cities 4,032,000
Average age 27.7 years
0-14 years 25.8%
15-64 years 66.3%
> 65 years 7.9%
Population growth 0.66%
birth 20.4 / 1,000 inhabitants
Death rate 9.75 / 1,000 population
migration -4.38 / 1,000 population
Male / female ratio 0.94
fertility 2.46 children / woman
Infant mortality 79 ‰
Life expectancy men 59.78 years
Lebenserwartug women 68.13 years
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