Geography in Azerbaijan

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Geography in Azerbaijan


The continent: Europe, Asia
  
Iso2:AZ
  
Iso3:AZE

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
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 The average;
 
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Area in Azerbaijan


Surface area

86 600 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 233 (51,93%); 33 place in Asia 51 (37,25%)

Land area

82 663 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 230 (51,30%); 34 place in Asia 51 (35,29%)
0,0084681 % (0,0016936 % annual) ↘
min: 82 604; max: 83 217; max-min: 613 (0,737%); mid: 82 911;
-247,50 (-0,299%)

Territorial waters

3 937 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 72 in the world of 153 (53,59%); 19 place in Asia 39 (53,85%)
0,178 % (0,036 % annual) ↗
min: 3 383; max: 3 995; max-min: 612 (15,32%); mid: 3 689;
248 (6,30%)

Land use in Azerbaijan


Land area

82 663 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 230 (51,30%); 34 place in Asia 51 (35,29%)
0,0084681 % (0,0016936 % annual) ↘
min: 82 604; max: 83 217; max-min: 613 (0,737%); mid: 82 911;
-247,50 (-0,299%)

Agricultural land

57,70 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 49 in the world of 208 (76,92%); 12 place in Asia 49 (77,55%)
0,052 % (0,010 % annual) ↘
min: 53,43; max: 57,70; max-min: 4,28 (7,41%); mid: 55,57;
2,13 (3,70%)
47 697 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 89 in the world of 209 (57,89%); 25 place in Asia 49 (51,02%)
0,061 % (0,012 % annual) ↘
min: 44 462; max: 47 698; max-min: 3 236 (6,78%); mid: 46 080;
1 617 (3,39%)
0,494 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 88 in the world of 207 (57,97%); 16 place in Asia 49 (69,39%)
6,53 % (1,31 % annual) ↗
min: 0,494; max: 0,618; max-min: 0,124 (20,05%); mid: 0,556;
-0,062 (-12,54%)

Arable land

23,31 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 43 in the world of 206 (79,61%); 7 place in Asia 49 (87,76%)
2,19 % (0,439 % annual) ↘
min: 20,48; max: 23,31; max-min: 2,82 (12,11%); mid: 21,89;
1,41 (6,06%)
19 276 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 206 (60,19%); 24 place in Asia 49 (53,06%)
2,26 % (0,451 % annual) ↘
min: 16 819; max: 19 276; max-min: 2 457 (12,75%); mid: 18 048;
1 229 (6,37%)
0,200 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 72 in the world of 206 (65,53%); 12 place in Asia 49 (77,55%)
4,19 % (0,838 % annual) ↗
min: 0,200; max: 0,235; max-min: 0,035 (14,99%); mid: 0,217;
-0,018 (-8,81%)

Forest area

13,78 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 145 in the world of 205 (29,76%); 23 place in Asia 47 (53,19%)
11,50 % (2,30 % annual) ↘
min: 10,24; max: 13,78; max-min: 3,55 (25,72%); mid: 12,01;
1,77 (12,86%)
11 394 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 120 in the world of 206 (42,23%); 28 place in Asia 47 (42,55%)
11,51 % (2,30 % annual) ↘
min: 8 520; max: 11 394; max-min: 2 874 (25,22%); mid: 9 957;
1 437 (12,61%)
0,118 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 144 in the world of 204 (29,90%); 23 place in Asia 47 (53,19%)
5,67 % (1,13 % annual) ↘
min: 0,105; max: 0,119; max-min: 0,014 (12,17%); mid: 0,112;
0,0062855 (5,32%)

Terrestrial protected areas

13,97 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 108 in the world of 204 (47,55%); 20 place in Asia 48 (60,42%)
16,71 % (3,34 % annual) ↘
min: 5,19; max: 13,97; max-min: 8,78 (62,85%); mid: 9,58;
4,39 (31,42%)
12 030 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 104 in the world of 202 (49,01%); 27 place in Asia 48 (45,83%)
0,0001508 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 111 in the world of 202 (45,54%); 17 place in Asia 48 (66,67%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Azerbaijan


Length of land borders

2 468 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 77 in the world of 166 (54,22%); 25 place in Asia 44 (45,45%)

Number of Neighbors

5 [?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 164 (78,66%); 10 place in Asia 44 (79,55%)

Coastline

713 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 94 in the world of 191 (51,31%); 25 place in Asia 43 (44,19%)

Elevation in Azerbaijan


mean elevation

384 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 96 in the world of 163 (41,72%); 30 place in Asia 44 (34,09%)

lowest point

-28 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 54 in the world of 73 (27,40%); 11 place in Asia 19 (47,37%)

highest point

4 485 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 232 (84,91%); 16 place in Asia 51 (70,59%)

Main parameters in Azerbaijan


Population

9 651 349 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 233 (61,37%); 28 place in Asia 51 (47,06%)
6,19 % (1,24 % annual) ↘
min: 3 897 889; max: 9 651 349; max-min: 5 753 460 (59,61%); mid: 6 774 619;
2 876 730 (29,81%)

Surface area

86 600 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 233 (51,93%); 33 place in Asia 51 (37,25%)

Population density

116,73 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 95 in the world of 230 (59,13%); 25 place in Asia 51 (52,94%)
6,16 % (1,23 % annual) ↘
min: 48,43; max: 116,73; max-min: 68,30 (58,51%); mid: 82,58;
34,15 (29,26%)

Population growth rate

1,21 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 108 in the world of 216 (50,46%); 31 place in Asia 50 (40%)
1,83 % (0,367 % annual) ↘
min: 0,746; max: 3,35; max-min: 2,61 (77,75%); mid: 2,05;
-0,838 (-69,11%)

Surface area

0,897 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 96 in the world of 233 (59,23%); 25 place in Asia 51 (52,94%)
6,59 % (1,32 % annual) ↗
min: 0,897; max: 2,22; max-min: 1,33 (59,67%); mid: 1,56;
-0,664 (-73,97%)