AZERBAIJANIAN REPUBLIC

 

 

Capital - Baku

Resident Population (as of the βεginning of the 2017) - 9.8 mln. persons

National Currency - Manat (from January, 1994)


NATURAL AND
GEOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS AND Environment Protection
 

Borders on  Armenia, Georgia, Russia, Iran and Turkey.

 

Share in total territory 1, % :

agricultural lands – 55,1

forest area – 12,0

water basin area – 1,7

other – 31,2

 

Specially  protected  territories (national   parks, nature  reserves, wildlife preserves, special hunting reserves)
number, units - 20
total territory, thous. ha  - 531

The longest rivers,  km

(total length)

Kura - 1515

Araz - 1072

Iori (Gabyrry) - 389

Bazarchai - 178

Akstafachai - 133

Arpachai - 128

 

The largest lakes, sq. km

Caspian Sea (total area, mln. sq. km) – 0,4

Sarysu - 67,0

Aggel - 56,2

Agzybirchala - 37,0

Mekhman - 35,0

 

The highest point, m

mountain Bazarduzu - 4466

 

Average temperature (2015)

January +2,60C

July +24,70C
1 Date of the State Land and Cartography Committee of Azerbaijan.


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