Total Population (million): 8.57096611757
Annual growth rate: 1.024793%
Urban population: 51.58%
Official Language: Azerbaijani
Other languages spoken:
Business language: Russian and English
Religion: Shiite Muslims 65%, Sunni Muslims 28%, Christians orthodox
5%, Others 2%.
Area: 86600 kmÂ²
Type of State: Republic with limited parliamentary democracy where
President enjoys immense powers.
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income economy, Land-locked Developing
Considerable exports of hydrocarbons.
To call from Azerbaijan, dial 00
To call in Azerbaijan, dial 994
Internet suffix: .az
Access to electricity: n.c.