The Republic of Azerbaijan (Azarbaycan Respublikasi) is a nation with a Turkic and majority Muslim population. It is located in Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia. It includes the exclave of Naxcivan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Azerbaijan regained its independence after the collapse of the Soviet Union, in 1991. Population: 10 million (2017). The capital is Baku (Baki)
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