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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

Azərbaycan Respublikası  (Azerbaijani)
Anthem: 
Location of Azerbaijan (green) with territory controlled by the self-proclaimed Republic of Artsakh shown in light green.[a]
Location of Azerbaijan (green) with territory controlled by the self-proclaimed Republic of Artsakh shown in light green.[a]
Location of Azerbaijan
Capital
and largest city
Coat of arms of Baku.svg Baku
40°23′43″N 49°52′56″E / 40.39528°N 49.88222°E / 40.39528; 49.88222
Official languagesAzerbaijani[1]
Minority languagesSee full list
Ethnic groups
(2009[2])
Religion
Demonym(s)
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential republic[4]
• President
Ilham Aliyev
Mehriban Aliyeva
Ali Asadov
Sahiba Gafarova
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation
28 May 1918
28 April 1920
• Independence from Soviet Union
  • 30 August 1991 (declared)
  • 18 October 1991 (independence)
  • 25 December 1991 (completed)
21 December 1991
2 March 1992
• Constitution adopted
12 November 1995
Area
• Total
86,600 km2 (33,400 sq mi) (112th)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• 2019 estimate
10,127,874[5] (91st)
• Density
115/km2 (297.8/sq mi) (99th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$189.050 billion[6]
• Per capita
$18,793[6]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$45.284 billion[6]
• Per capita
$4,498[6]
Gini (2005)26.6[7]
low
HDI (2019)Increase 0.756[8]
high · 88th
CurrencyManat (₼) (AZN)
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+994
ISO 3166 codeAZ
Internet TLD.az

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a country located at the boundary of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is a part of the Caucasus region, and is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia and Turkey to the west, and Iran to the south.