Azerbaijan


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Azerbaijan
, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan , is a country in the Transcaucasian region, situated at the crossroads of Southwest Asia and Southeastern Europe. Baku
Baku
, is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. Baku is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level.
Ganja
is Azerbaijan's second largest city with a population close to 820,000. The
Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic
is a landlocked exclave of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The region covers 5,500 km2 with a population of 410,000, bordering Armenia (length of frontier 221 km) to the east and north, Iran (179 km) to the south and west, and Turkey (only 15 km) to the northwest. The
Kura River
starts in northeastern Turkey, it flows through Turkey to Georgia, then to Azerbaijan, where it receives the The
Aras
as a right tributary, and enters the Caspian Sea. The
Mingachevir reservoir
is a large reservoir in northwestern Azerbaijan. The
Aras or Araxes
is a river in and along the countries of Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran.
The Caucasus
is a region at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black and the Caspian seas, it is home to the Caucasus Mountains.

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