Azerbaijan country information and photo #Azerbaijan – Azerbaijan flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Azerbaijan, the nation and former Soviet republic, is bounded by the Caspian Sea and Caucasus Mountains, which span Asia and Europe. Its capital, Baku, is famed for its medieval walled city. Within it lie the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a royal retreat dating to the 15th century, and the centuries-old stone Maiden Tower, which dominates the city skyline.
President: Ilham Aliyev
Currency: Azerbaijani manat
Prime minister: Artur Rasizade
Official language: Azerbaijani
Neighboring countries: Armenia, Russia, Turkey, Georgia, Iran