|Currency||Azerbaijani manat (AZN)|
|Population||9,047,000 (Aug 2010)|
|Language||Azerbaijani (Azeri) 93.4%, Russian 2.5%, other 4.1%|
|Religion||Muslim 95.4%, Russian Orthodox 2.8%, other 1.8%|
|Electricity||220V/50Hz (European plug)|
Azerbaijan is a former Soviet republic in the Caucasus and variously considered part of Europe or Asia. The country lies on the Caspian Sea between Russia and Iran and is bordered to the west by Georgia and Armenia. The autonomous exclave of Nakhchivan lies between Armenia and Iran with a short border with Turkey.