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Khinaliq, Azerbaijan
Khinaliq, Azerbaijan

Khinaliq

Khinalig is an ancient Caucasian village going back to the Caucasian Albanian period. It is located high up in the mountains of Quba Rayon, Azerbaijan
Photo by Rafa Mekhraliev

AZERBAIJAN

Asia

AZERBAIJAN

Asia

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Capital: Baku (Baki, Baky)

Location: Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range

Government: Republic of Azerbaijan

Currency: Azerbaijani manats (AZN)

Area: 86,600 sq km

Population: 10,282,283 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: Azerbaijani (Azeri) (official) 92.5%, Russian 1.4%, Armenian 1.4%, other 4.7% (2009 est.)

Religion: Muslim 96.9% (predominantly Shia), Christian 3%, other <0.1, unaffiliated <0.1 (2010 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+4

Tel Code: +994

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