Where is Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijan is located in the Central & South Asia region at latitude 40.143105 and longitude 47.576927 and is part of the European and Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 40° 8' 35.18'' N
  • 47° 34' 36.94'' E

You can see the location of Azerbaijan on the world map below:

Azerbaijan Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Azerbaijan (AZ) are:

  1. Armenia (AM)
  2. Georgia (GE)
  3. Iran (Islamic Republic of) (IR)
  4. Russian Federation (RU)
  5. Turkey (TR)

Azerbaijan is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.

Maritime Borders

Azerbaijan borders with the Caspian Sea.

Pin showing Azerbaijan on a map

Azerbaijan Related Content

Azerbaijan Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 40.143105
Longitude: 47.576927
Country CodesAlpha 2: AZ
Alpha 3: AZE
Country Flag Emoji🇦🇿
Int. Phone Prefix+994
Capital cityBaku
Central & South Asia
Country Area86,600 sq km
Population 202110,145,212
World Rank: 90
Median Age31.4
Life expectancy69.4
Major languagesAzerbaijani (Azeri) (official) 92.5%, Russian 1.4%, Armenian 1.4%, other 4.7% (2009 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+04:00
Internet TLD.az
Biggest AirportBaku Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD)
Average temperature11.95 °C
53.51 °F
Administrative Divisions1 autonomous republic 11 municipalities 66 rayons
Political system

Azerbaijan Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyManat (AZN)
GDP in 2020$42.7 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 88
GDP per capita in 2020$4,230
World Rank: 111
Major Industries / Economic SectorsOil and gas, manufacturing, agriculture, construction
Top 5 Import CountriesRussia, China, Germany, Turkey, Italy
Top 5 Export CountriesItaly, Turkey, China, Russia, Georgia

Biggest Cities in Azerbaijan

Here are the largest cities in Azerbaijan based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Baku 2,181,800
Sumqayit 341,200
Ganca 331,400
Mingacevir 98,800
Xirdalan 95,200
Qaracuxur 85,900
Naxcivan 74,500
Bakixanov 71,600
Sirvan 70,684
Saki 68,360

Map of Azerbaijan with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Central & South Asia Region