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Ilham Aliyev is the President of Azerbaijan, having assumed office on 2003 October 31. He is currently serving his third 5-year term as President of Azerbaijan.
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Where is Azerbaijan located?

Azerbaijan straddles the border between Europe and Asia in the Caucasus region with an east coast on the Caspian Sea. It borders Russia to the north, Georgia and Armenia to the west, and Iran (proper) to the south. Azerbaijan was divided between the Russian Empire and the Persian Empire by the Treaty of Ghulistan in 1813. As such not all of Azerbaijan is inside the independent Republic of Azerbaijan (independent from Russia* since 1992). Currently Azerbaijan is divided between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan. The larger portion of Azerbaijan currently lies within the borders of Iran and this Iranian administered area is divided into thee provinces, namely; East Azerbaijan, West Azerbaijan and Ardabil. *Note - the Russian Empire was called the U.S.S.R. between about 1922 and 1992.

What continent is Azerbaijan found in?

Azerbaijan's main city, Baku is in the European Continent. However, about half of it is in Asia. Many consider Azerbaijan European cause of the culture, secular lifestyle, and education system that is similar to Eastern European countries. For example Azerbijan plays in Europeans Soccer Tournoments, it competes in Eurovision, is part of the European Customes (EC), and etc. Azerbaijan is located in East Asia. Some say it is in Europe, but it is geographically in Asia, some small portions of it may be in Europe, but the country is mostly Asian, for the fact it is a Muslim country, so it is really a transcontinental country. Azerbaijan and Georgia are both members of the Council of Europe and are regarded as "European countries" by the European Union; their embassies or officials and others have stated that they are in Europe, part of Europe, or partly in Europe. Europe and Asia are both on the same tectonic plate; Eurasia, either way it goes, Azerbaijan is located in Eurasia.

Who is the leader of azerbaijan?

The current president is Ilham Əliyev and the prime minister is Artur Rasizadə. I think you're looking for the president though.

What is azerbaijan famous for?

Azerbaijan is famous for being one of the oldest states in the world and the origin of the first Europeans. eg. Scandinavians were originally from the area that is now Azerbaijan.

What time is it in azerbaijan?

Time zone: UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) + 4 (but in the summer UTC + 5). For climate please read: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_of_Azerbaijan

Where is Azerbaijan?

Located in the South Caucasus, located partially inEastern Europe and partially in Western Asia. It is bounded by theCaspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the westand northwest, Armenia to the southwest, and Iran to the south. TheAzerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan is bordered by Armenia to thenorth and east, Iran to the south and southwest, and Turkey to thewest. The country's territory also encompasses several islands inthe Caspian Sea. (Wikipedia). For the source and more detailed informationconcerning your request, click on the related links section(Answers.com) indicated below this answer box.

What is the history of the azerbaijan?

During Median and Persian rule, many Albanians adopted Zoroastrianism and then switched to Christianity prior to coming of Muslim Arabs and more important Muslim Turks. The Turkic tribes are believed to have arrived as small bands of ghazis whose conquests led to the Turkification of the population as largely native Caucasian and Iranian tribes adopted the Turkic language of the Oghuz and converted to Islam over a period of several hundred years. [1] After more than 80 years of colonization under the Russian empire in the Caucasus, the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic was established in 1918. The state was invaded by Soviet forces in 1920, and remained under Soviet rule until the collapse of the USSR in 1991.

Who discovered Azerbaijan?

The Soviet Union (USSR) formally defined Azerbaijan, and created the Azerbaijan SSR, which is the present day Azerbaijan. However Azerbaijan was always there.

Is Azerbaijan polluted?

It depends on the location. During the times that Azerbaijan was part of the Soviet Union (USSR) there were many chemical factories in Azerbaijan. The areas around some of these factories are polluted. but these days the government is cleaning up pretty fast. However, overall Azerbaijan has very clean air, and the outdoors is very beautiful. Particularly since the country is very mountainous, many of the mountains are clean and great for hiking and visit. Hiking along the Russian border is very nice.

What is azerbaijan like?

As I heard from my friend (he visited there last year), the capital is a very modern European style city. However most of the other cities are kept ancient and there's loads of places to visit. He also said that the people there are very hospitable. That's all I know.

Plant and animal life of Azerbaijan?

The plant and animal life of Azerbaijan is rich and diverse. Morethan 4,000 species of plants grow here, including many nativevarieties, as well as more than 1,200 types of animals and birds:bear, lynx, wolf, Caucasian goat, jeyran, deer, turaj, pheasants,flamingo, pelicans and countless others. White sturgeon, salmon, kutum, and stellate sturgeon are found inthe Caspian Sea and in the mouths of the rivers flowing into it.The climate is transitional, from temperate to sub-tropical. Theaverage temperature here in July ranges from +5�°C in Alpineregions to +27�°C in low-lying areas, and in January accordinglyfrom -10�°C to +3�°C. Precipitation varies from 200 mm inAbsheron to 1,200-1,700 mm in the Lankaran valley. Strong windsoccur very frequently, especially in autumn. Nigel: Basically a polar bear or 2.

Who was the first President of Azerbaijan?

Ayaz Niyazi oglu Mutallibov was the first President of Azerbaijan. He became the first President of Azerbaijan after independence from the Soviet Union, serving from 1991 August 30 to 1992 March 6 before being forced to resign by the Azerbaijan Popular Front. He was briefly reinstated on 1992 May 14, only to be deposed again 4 days later on May 18 by the Azerbaijan Popular Front.

What is the currency in azerbaijan?

Azerbaijani manat (100 gepik) Present (August 2013) coin and banknote values: . coins (1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50 gepik) . banknotes (1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 manat)

What is azerbaijan population?

Azerbaijan has been separated to different parts, 65% of it is located in Northwestern Iran with population of 30milion and 25% the country of Azerbaijan (population:9 million) and the rest inside Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, and Russia (5milion). Total population of Azerbaijanis is approximately 44milion.

What is azerbaijan known for?

Azerbaijan is known for its petrol, gas, good agricultural sector, strategical geographical position and very rich culture

What environmental problems plague Azerbaijan?

While under Soviet control the petroleum and chemical industries were not regulated. Now independent they are focusing on economic opportunity in the short term and are ignoring environmental warnings.

Who was the President of Azerbaijan in 2008?

Ilham Aliyev was the President of Azerbaijan in 2008, having assumed office on 2003 October 31. He is currently serving his second and final 5-year term as President of Azerbaijan.

Who was the President of Azerbaijan in 2004?

Ilham Aliyev was the President of Azerbaijan in 2004, having assumed office on 2003 October 31. He is currently serving his second and final 5-year term as President of Azerbaijan.

Why visit Azerbaijan?

The European Singing competition, Eurovision, will be in Azerbaijan next year. You can go and join the show, party, and fun.

Why is Azerbaijan called the land of flames?

Azerbaijan is called "The Land of Fire" or "The Land of Eternal Flames" due to the fact that the ancient Persian religion, Zoroastrianism, was "big" there. Zoroaster, the prophet of the religion, was born in Azerbaijan, or as they called it Azarapadegan. Some say the origin of the name "Land of Eternal Flames" comes from the fact that natural gas would seep out from hills and the fire would essentially be eternal.

What stage of the demographic transition is Azerbaijan in?

It is in Stage 3 of the DTM. The reason for this is that The Crude Birth Rate is slightly higher than the Crude Death Rate. The NIR is not quite 0. like in stage 4 and the population is growth is not high as in stage 2. There is no country in stage 1, and this makes Azerbaijan stage 3.

What is the achievement of azerbaijan?

When it was first formed in 1918, it was the first democratic and secular country in the Muslim world. Also, in the early 1900s, it produced the majority of the world's oil, and is still a big oil producer.

Is Azerbaijan in Greece?

No. Azerbaijan is a country in central Asia and partly in Europe.It is a long way from Greece and does not even share a border withit.

What splits azerbaijan?

The River Arax forms most of the border between the part of Azerbaijan which is independent (Republic of Azerbaijan) and the part which is part of Iran.

Who are the enemies of Azerbaijan?

Biased Propaganda: Main enemy is themselves or radical Islam! TheHistory of much of Azerbaijan lands was originally Armenian landsand the Azeri's are Muslim Turks and as in any Muslim country theyalways push their agenda, to convert to Islam or be beheaded and orheavily punished thru barbaric Islamic acts and also not that isthat many ISIS train and come from Azerbaijan etc.. Armenia is aChristian nation with a very constant pressure from the radicalIslamic Azerbaijan and it's Islamic terrorist actions. . Actual Answer: Azerbaijan retains good or neutral relations with amajority of the world, even Israel (Which supplies them with arms).Azerbaijan's main enemy is Armenia, due to the contestedNagorno-Karabakh territory located within Azerbaijan (Armeniaclaims that it is an independent republic, while Azerbaijan claimsit as it's own territory). France and Iran are sometimes consideredenemies by the local population in Baku, but the governmentmaintains stable neutral relations with both. There are somedisputes with Iran over oil, but no territorial disputes..

Who are all the Presidents of Azerbaijan?

The Presidents of Azerbaijan were and are Ayaz Mutallibov, Yaqub Mammadov, Isa Gambar, Abulfaz Elchibey, Heydar Aliyev, and Ilham Aliyev. The current president of Azerbaijan is Ilham Aliyev.

Who was the President of Azerbaijan before Ilham Aliyev?

Heydar Aliyev was the President of Azerbaijan before Ilham Aliyev. Heydar was the 3rd President of Azerbaijan from 1993 June 24 to 2003 October 10. After Heydar's death due to heart failure, his son, Ilham, became the 4th President. .

Who was the President of Azerbaijan before Aliyev?

Isa Gambar was the Acting President of Azerbaijan beforeAbulfaz Aliyev (Elchibey). Abulfaz Elchibey (Aliyev) was the President of Azerbaijanbefore Heydar Aliyev. Heydar Aliyev was the President of Azerbaijan before IlhamAliyev. Isa Gambar was the Acting President of Azerbaijan in 1992 from May19 to June 16 after the military overthrow of the 1st President ofAzerbaijan, Ayaz Mutallibov. Abulfaz Elchibey was the 2nd President of Azerbaijan from 1992 June16 to 1993 September 1, with Heydar serving as Acting Presidentfrom 1993 June 24. Heydar was the 3rd President of Azerbaijan from 1993 June 24 to2003 October 10. After Heydar's death due to heart failure, hisson, Ilham, became the 4th President.

Who was the President of Azerbaijan before Heydar Aliyev?

Abulfaz Elchibey (Aliyev) was the President of Azerbaijanbefore Heydar Aliyev. Abulfaz Elchibey was the 2nd President of Azerbaijan from 1992 June16 to 1993 September 1, with Heydar serving as Acting Presidentfrom 1993 June 24.

Who was the President of Azerbaijan after Aliyev?

There is not yet a successor chosen for the current president IlhamAliyev. Ilham Aliyev was the President of Azerbaijan afterHeydar Aliyev. Heydar Aliyev was the President of Azerbaijanafter Abulfaz Aliyev (Elchibey). Ilham Alyev is the 4th President of Azerbaijan since 2003 October31, having been elected in the 2003, 2008, and 2013 elections. Heydar was the 3rd President of Azerbaijan from 1993 June 24 to2003 October 31. After Heydar's death due to heart failure, hisson, Ilham, became the 4th President.

Who was the President of Azerbaijan after Abulfaz Elchibey?

Heydar Aliyev was the President of Azerbaijan after Abulfaz Aliyev(Elchibey). . Heydar was the 3rd President of Azerbaijan from 1993 June 24 to2003 October 31. After Heydar's death due to heart failure, hisson, Ilham, became the 4th President..

Who was the President of Azerbaijan before Abulfaz Elchibey?

Isa Gambar was the Acting President of Azerbaijan before AbulfazAliyev (Elchibey). Isa Gambar was the Acting President of Azerbaijan in 1992 from May19 to June 16 after the military overthrow of the 1st President ofAzerbaijan, Ayaz Mutallibov.