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Baku World City at the Continental Cross Roads Azerbaijan sits at the crossroads of two continents wedged in between the Caucasus Mountains and the Caspian Sea. Baku is its vibrant capital, a prosperous world city with more than its share of cultural and historical beauty. Let's explore.
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The Republic of Azerbaijan
  The Republic of Azerbaijan    
Photo Quiz
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Welcome to Azerbaijan, a presidential republic in the Caucasus region at the crossroads of eastern Europe and western Asia
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Azerbaijan in Pictures
  Azerbaijan in Pictures    
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Azerbaijan is one of the world's lesser known treasures. A former Soviet Republic, Azerbaijan has many unique geographical features and locations dying to be explored.
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Multiple Choice
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Let's take a brief tour of this fascinating country; once part of the USSR, and now an independent state.
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  Amazing Azerbaijan   popular trivia quiz  
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Whether you refer to it as in Europe and Asia, there is no doubt that this country is an interesting one.
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  Affordable Azerbaijan    
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Azerbaijan is very affordable away from Baku. Here is a quiz about Azerbaijan, a peaceful Muslim country.
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Azerbaijan Trivia Questions

1. Baku has a coast on a sea that starts with the letter C. Which sea is this?

From Quiz
Affordable Azerbaijan

Answer: Caspian Sea

Baku is located on the Baku Peninsula reaching into the Caspian Sea. It is the only sea that is completely inland, resembling a large lake. The five countries bordering it are Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan.

2. The capital city of Azerbaijan is Baku. Whereabouts in the country is Baku located?

From Quiz Azerbaijan

Answer: Baku is a port on the Caspian Sea

The port of Baku, on the Caspian Sea, is a mix of the historic and modern. The inner walled city dates back at least as far as the twelfth century, and in 2000 it was declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations. In 2009, Baku was the "Capital City of Islamic Culture" too. The Caspian Sea coast forms the eastern border of Azerbaijan.

3. Azerbaijan is located in the Caucasus region. What terrain does it have, similar to Austria, Bhutan, Georgia and Nepal?

From Quiz Affordable Azerbaijan

Answer: Mountains

Mountains cover most of Azerbaijan, about 60%. The three main mountain ranges are the Greater Caucasus, the lesser Caucasus and the Talysh Mountains.

4. Azerbaijan has an exclave, Nakhchivan, that is separated from the rest of Azerbaijan by what country?

From Quiz Amazing Azerbaijan

Answer: Armenia

Nakhchivan is a semi-desert area that is separated from Armenia by the Zangezur Mountains. This range includes Snake Mountain where Noah's Ark is said to have left a cleft, according to local legend. It is a bit over 2,000 square miles in area, with negligible water, and a 2011 estimated population of 410,100. Cultural artifacts found there date from the Neolithic age. Nakhchivan has been a part of many different states and countries over the millennia. It is now a part of Azerbaijan but is known as the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.

5. To the west of Azerbaijan, tucked away between Armenia and Iran, is an Azerbaijani exclave. What is it called?

From Quiz Azerbaijan

Answer: Nakhchivan

Nakhchivan has an area of a little over 5300 square kilometres, and shares borders with Iran and Armenia. It also has a border of about nine kilometres with Turkey to the northeast, which is one of the shortest international frontiers in the world. The capital and administrative centre of the area is Nakhchivan City. It is believed by historians that the name derives from the nearby presence of Mount Ararat, and that this is the town mentioned in both Christian and Islamic scriptures as being founded by Noah and the other survivors from the Ark, after the Great Flood.

6. Azerbaijan is a vast country containing lots of hidden wonders. How large is the country?

From Quiz Affordable Azerbaijan

Answer: 86,600 sq km

Azerbaijan covers 86,600 sq km. It is the largest of the Caucasian countries and the 112th in the world.

7. By the beginning of the 1900s Azerbaijian was supplying almost half of the world's oil. Due to the oil exports during the 1900s, a construction boom was seen in a city on the Caspian Sea. What city, now the largest in Azerbaijan, was that?

From Quiz Amazing Azerbaijan

Answer: Baku

Baku is not only the largest city of Azerbaijan, it is also the largest city on the Caspian Sea, with over two million people. It is the centre of scientific, cultural and industrial life in Azerbaijan. The Inner City of Baku became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. Its port can handle two million tons of cargo per year. The first evidence of Baku was in the first century AD. After an earthquake leveled the prior capital in the 12th century, Baku was named the capital. The first oil well was drilled in a suburb of Baku in 1846. The city is growing at full speed and has attracted tourists by the score, augmenting the petroleum income.

8. Part of the border between Azerbaijan's exclave and Iran is formed by a river. With its source in Anatolia, Turkey, and its end in the Caspian Sea via the Kura river in Azerbaijan, which river is this?

From Quiz Azerbaijan

Answer: Aras

The River Aras is part of one of the largest river systems in the Caucasus. In the early 1800s, it was designated the official border between the Russian and Persian Empires, and has remained politically important as a frontier ever since. In times of drought it is possible to stand in the river bed with one foot in Azerbaijani Nakhchivan, and the other in Iran.

9. There are many languages spoken in Azerbaijan, from German to Persian (Farsi). What is the official language in Azerbaijan?

From Quiz Affordable Azerbaijan

Answer: Azerbaijani (Azeri)

Azerbaijani (Azeri) is the official language of Azerbaijan. In 2018, there were about 30 million native Azeri speakers. It is a Turkic language that first was dominant in the 16th century.

10. The "Seven Beauties" competition in Azerbaijan is where seven girls compete to do what?

From Quiz Amazing Azerbaijan

Answer: Crochet Stockings

Seven girls are given hooks and various coloured yarns. All seven women begin to crochet at a certain time. The winner is the girl who produces the highest quality stockings in the shortest amount of time.

11. Azerbaijan, particularly in the Gobustan region, is home to more than half the examples of one particular geographical feature in the world. What feature are they?

From Quiz Azerbaijan

Answer: Mud volcanoes

Gobustan is a national park and reserve, and has been declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations. As well as half the mud volcanoes in the world, it is also home to well preserved ancient rock art and carvings, and the unique 'musical stones' known as Gaval Dash.

12. There is lots of delicious food in Azerbaijan. The best dish for me is the national dish, but what is the national dish?

From Quiz Affordable Azerbaijan

Answer: Plov

Plov is the national dish of Azerbaijan. It is a rice dish with tender beef or lamb, carrots, onions, and loads of spices.

13. Azerbaijan is 86,600 square kilometers in area. That means it composed which percentage of the former Soviet Union?

From Quiz Amazing Azerbaijan

Answer: Less than1%

The former Soviet Union, dissolved in 1991, was in total 22,402,200 square kilometers.

14. The national animal of Azerbaijan is known as a "Karabakh," named for the eponymous region of the country. What sort of creature is a Karabakh?

From Quiz Azerbaijan

Answer: Horse

Karabakh horses have been bred for many hundreds of years, but the breed is now threatened with extinction as there are only a few thoroughbreds left. They are a hardy breed, and are famed for their speed and good temperament. The Karabakh and neigbouring Nagorno-Karabakh regions are in the south west of Azerbaijan and extend across the border into eastern Armenia.

15. Azerbaijan is a high country in terms of terrain. What is the highest point of this country?

From Quiz Affordable Azerbaijan

Answer: Bazardüzü Dağı

Bazardüzü Dağı, at 4,467 m (14,656 ft) is the highest point of Azerbaijan. It is in the regions of Guba and Gusar and on the border with Russia.

16. In ancient times, the Zoroastrians, a religious group for whom a particular natural phenomenon was an important symbol, erected temples around certain places in the ground. What were these places?

From Quiz Amazing Azerbaijan

Answer: Burning gas vents

Azerbaijian has been known for its natural gas sources and oil springs since ancient times. Zoroastrianism is thought to have begun somewhere between 1500 and 1200 BCE, but scientists are still studying those dates. At any rate, natural gas and oil have been burning in Azerbaijan for a long, long time.

17. The currency of Azerbaijan looks very beautiful, especially the banknotes. What is the name of this aesthetically pleasing currency?

From Quiz Affordable Azerbaijan

Answer: Azeri manat

The Azeri manat is the official currency of Azerbaijan. It replaced the Soviet ruble in 1991 when Azerbaijan got independence.

18. After the Caspian Sea, what is the name of the largest lake in Azerbaijan?

From Quiz Amazing Azerbaijan

Answer: Lake Sarysu

Azerbaijan has nearly 250 lakes, most of which are small. Sarysu, which means "Yellow Lake" in the native tongue, is a fresh water lake covering roughly 66 square kilometers (25 sq. miles). The lake is found in the Kur-Araz Lowlands region near the Caspian Sea in the central region of the country. Sarysu is not a deep lake, and as such is a popular stopover for migratory birds in the winter season.

19. The exclave of Azerbaijan is just as affordable as the rest of the country. What is the name of this exclave?

From Quiz Affordable Azerbaijan

Answer: Nakhchivan

Nakhchivan is an exclave of Azerbaijan bordering Iran and Armenia. It is cut off from Azerbaijan by Armenian territory.

20. What type of geographical feature is Qara Su, also known as Los, in eastern Azerbaijan?

From Quiz Azerbaijan

Answer: Island

Qara Su, also sometimes called Los Island, lies in shallow water just off the coast near Baku. It is one of the islands which make up the Baku Archipelago. Like many of these islands, Qara Su is uninhabited and polluted after natural gas and oil were discovered there and extracted without thought for the environmental implications during the Soviet era.

21. Azerbaijan is a diverse country, but what is the religion most people endorse?

From Quiz Affordable Azerbaijan

Answer: Islam

Islam was brought to Azerbaijan in the 7th century by Arabs, and has stuck with them ever since.

22. A three hour drive north from Baku will take you to local villages set against the Caucasus Mountains that will be abloom with a flower related to vanilla. What is this flower?

From Quiz Amazing Azerbaijan

Answer: Green orchids

No, the green orchid is not the national flower of Azerbaijan, but it does grow there. Azerbaijan has yet to select a national flower.

23. What is the official language of Azerbaijan?

From Quiz Azerbaijan

Answer: Azerbaijani

Azerbaijani, also known as Azeri or Turkic Azeri, is a member of the Turkic family of languages. Azerbaijani is the official language of the country, and there are several dialects also spoken throughout Azerbaijan. These dialects are all closely related to each other however, and most people who are fluent in one can easily communicate with speakers of the others. It is also one of the official languages of Iran, being widely spoken in the south of the country, as well as in other countries in the Caucasus region. Azerbaijani is the 34th most widely spoken language of the world.

24. The first known what was discovered in Azikh Cave, the largest cave in Azerbaijan?

From Quiz Amazing Azerbaijan

Answer: Fireplace

The fireplace is dated to be somewhere between 500,000 and 700,000 years old. It is also considered the oldest piece of construction in human history. In the same cave in 1968, Mammadali Huseinon discovered a jaw bone, one that turned out to be a Neanderthal. It was confirmed to be over 350,000 years old.

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