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|Date of Independence:|
|18 October 1991|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|114 of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|90 of 242 in the World|
Azerbaijan is a country located in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, where Western Asia and Eastern Europe meet. The country has borders with Russia to the north, the Caspian sea to the east, Iran to the south, Armenia to the west and Georgia to the north west. Azerbaijan also has territorial jurisdiction over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave which is located inside Armenia.
The terrain of Azerbaijan can be divided into three main areas. The north of the country is characterised by the continuation of the Greater Caucasus mountains, which run to the coast, while in the west the border with Armenia is defined by the Lesser Caucasus mountains. Altogether, mountains cover about 40% of the country. The centre of the country is an extensive broad flatland with several lakes fed by rivers flowing down from the mountains. The land area is 86,600 square kilometres (33,436 square miles).
The country has a population of 9.36 million (2013 figures). The population is made up of 91.6% Azerbaijani, 2.02% Lezgian, 1.35% Armenian, 1.34% Russian, 1.26% Talysh and 2.43% others. In terms of religion, 82% of the population is Shia Moslem, 14.5% Sunni Moslem, 3.1% Christian and 0.5% others. The capital is Baku.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Azerbaijan.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
Azerbaijan civil aircraft use the registration sequence 4K-xxx with numerical regisrations. First allocated in 1992.
Military Air Arms
Air Force (Azerbaijan Air Force)
Central Government Agencies
Government Aviation (Government Flight)
Customs Aviation (Azerbaijan Customs Service)
Border Guard (Azerbaijan Border Guard)
Security Aviation (State Security Service)
Public Service Aviation
Medical Aviation (Ministry of Emergency Situations)
Police Aviation (Ministry of Interior)
To be added
None at present.
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.
None at present
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To be added.