(WIPO code: AZ) (latest review February 2021)

by BIPA International LLC, Baku - Mr. Vagif Efendy and KATZAROV S.A., Geneva, Switzerland

General Information

Area

86,600 sq. km.

Population

10,046,516 (estimated July 2018).

Capital

Baku, with about 2.2 million inhabitants.

Official language

Azeri.

Currency

Manat.

General Remarks

Azerbaijan used to be a part of the former Soviet Union. The republic declared its independence on August 30, 1991.

Dominant resources: oil, gas, cotton.