Information About Country
Full name of the country: Republic of Azerbaijan Area: 86,600 sq km. Population: about 9.6 million Capital: Baku People: 90% - Azerbaijanis, 2% - Lezgians, 1.3% - Russians, 5.1% - other nations Language: Azeri Religion: Moslems, mostly Shiites. State system: republic Branches of national economy: natural gas and petrochemical, metallurgical, cotton cleaning. Major cities: Ganja, Sumgait , Mingechevir, Lankaran, Agdam, Nakhchivan, Khachmaz, Quba, Shamakhi Natural resources: oil, gas, copper, polymetals, alunites, gold Main agricultural crops: cotton, fruits, silk National currency - Azerbaijani manat.