Territory of Azerbaijan

86,6 thousand square km (forests 12%, water basins 1.7%,
sown area 54,9%, including 31.1 % pastures and hayfields, 31.4% other lands). The country extends between longitude 44° and 52° east and
latitude 38° and 42° north,
Baku situated at the parallel of 40°.
It borders with Iran (765 km) and Turkey (15 km) on the south, Russia (390 km) on the north, Georgia (480 km) on the north-west and Armenia (1007 km) on the west.
 
 
Distance from Baku to North Pole is 5550 km, to the equator 4440 km.
The length of the largest area of Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan sector is 456 km.
 
 
 
Big lakes, km2
Big islands km2
Sarysu - 67.0
Pirallahy - 14.4
Chilov - 11.5
Aggol - 56.2
Khere-Zire - 3.5
Boyuk-Zire - 1.4
Agzybirchala - 37.0
 
Big rivers km
Mehman - 35.0
Kur - 1515
Araz - 1072
Boyukshor - 9.2
Alazan (Ganykh) - 413
Iori (Gabyrry) - 389
Hajygabul - 8.4
Samur - 216
 
Terter - 200
 
The world's biggest lake -
Caspian Sea (area - 400000 km2; depth – 1025m).
The highest peak - Bazarduzu (4466m).

 

Population of Azerbaijan Republic

Number of population (at the beginning of the year)
 
Years
Total number of population, thsd person
of which:
Per cen, of total population
urban
places
rural
places
urban
 
places
rural
places
 2000 
8 032.8
4107.3
3925.5
51.1
48.9
2001
8 114.3
4149.1
3965.2
51.1
48.9
2002
8 191.4
4192.6
3998.8
51.2
48.8
2003
8 269.2
4237.6
4031.6
51.2
48.8
2004
8 349.1
4358.4
3990.7
52.2
47.8
2005
8 447.4
4 423.4
4024.0
52.4
47.6
2006
8 553.1
4502.4
4050.7
52.6
47.4
2007
8666.1
4564.2
4101.9
52.7
47.3
2008
8779.9
4652.2
4127.7
53.0
47.0
2009
8922.4
4739.1
4183.3
53.1
46.9
2010
8997.6
4774.9
4222.7
53.1
46.9
2011
9111.1
4829.5
4281.6
53.0
47.0
2012
9235.1
4888.7
4346.4
52.9
47.1
2013
9 356.5
4966.2
4390.2
53.1
46.9
2014
9 477.1
5045.4
4431.7
53.2
46.8
2015
9 593.0
5098.3
4494.7
53.1
46.9

 

Birth, death and natural increase

Years
Person
Per 1000 population
Births
Deaths
Natural increase
Births
Deaths
Natural increase
 2000 
116 994
46 701
70293
14.7
5.9
8.8
2001
110 356
45 284
65072
13.7
5.6
8.1
2002
110 715
46 522
64193
13.7
5.7
8.0
2003
113 467
49 001
64466
13.9
6.0
7.9
2004
131 609
49 568
82041
15.9
6.0
9.9
2005
141 901
51 962
89939
16.9
6.2
10.7
2006
148 946
52 248
96698
17.5
6.2
11.3
2007
151 963
53 655
98308
17.7
6.2
11.5
2008
152 086
52 710
99376
17.4
6.0
11.4
2009
152 139
52 514
99625
17.2
5.9
11.3
2010
165 643
53 580
112 063
18.5
6.0
12.5
2011
176 072
53 762
122 310
19.4
5.9
13.5
2012
174 469
55 017
119452
19.0
6.0
13.0
2013
172 671
54 383
118 288
18.6
5.8
12.8
2014
170503
55648
114855
18.1
5.9
12.2
  • Nikoletta Michael
    Nikoletta Michael
    N.M.Michael@lse.ac.uk
  • Christine Bossauer-Gross
    Christine Bossauer-Gross
    cbossauer@yahoo.de
  • Narmin Abbasli
    Narmin Abbasli
    narmin.abbasli@yahoo.com
  • Yashar Ibrahimov
    Yashar Ibrahimov
    yashar.ibrahimov@gmail.com
  • Jala Salmanova
    Jala Salmanova
    jala_87@yahoo.fr


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