Status: Capital of Azerbaijan
Geographic Location: On a gentle, south-facing amphitheatre rising from a bay of the Caspian Sea
Area: 2200 km²
Altitude: 28 meters below sea level
Average temperature: April 13 °C, September 23 °C.
Languages: Azerbaijani is the national language. Russian and Turkish are very widely spoken and many younger people understand English.
Religion: The majority of the population practice very tollerant forms of Islam but other religions including Orthodox Christianity, Catholicism, Protestantism, and Judaism are freely practiced.
Time Zone: GMT + 4 hours year-round (no summer time changes)
Currency: Azerbaijani Manat (AZN) made up of 100 Qapik.
Azerbaijan’s international dialing code: +994
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