Azerbaijan

Census Results


1897-xx-xx 1,806,700
1926-xx-xx 2,313,700
1939-xx-xx 3,205,200
1959-01-15 3,697,717
1970-01-15 5,117,100
1979-01-17 6,026,515
1989-01-12 7,021,178
1999-01-27 7,953,438
2009-04-13 8,922,400

General Information


Official name the Republic of Azerbaijan
Official name [native] Azǝrbaycan Respublikası «Azerbaijani»
Capital Baku
Capital [native] Bakı «Azerbaijani»
Region Western Asia
ISO code AZ
Statistical agency State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Name in Chinese 阿塞拜疆共和国
Name in Arabic الجمهورية الأذربيجانية
Name in Spanish la República de Azerbaiyán
Name in Russian Азербайджанская Республика
Name in French la République d'Azerbaïdjan

Administrative units

economic regionnative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
1999-01-27
census
population
2009-04-13
census
population
2013-01-01
estimate
Baku cityBakı şəhəri 2,1301,788,8542,045,8152,150,800
Absheron e.r.Abşeron i.r.Xirdalan [Xırdalan]3,340378,062513,971538,400
Aran e.r.Aran i.r. 21,4521,626,9791,796,4031,887,300
Dakhlik Shirvan e.r.Dağlıq Şirvan i.r. 6,060249,234281,583295,900
Ganja-Gazakh e.r.Gəncə-Qazax i.r. 12,4801,084,3261,172,5761,216,100
Guba-Khachmaz e.r.Quba-Xaçmaz i.r. 7,025441,454488,741511,700
Kalbajar-Lachin e.r.Kəlbəcər-Laçın i.r. 6,400197,658224,848236,400
Lankaran e.r.Lənkəran i.r. 6,070730,498824,018868,100
Nakhchivan e.r.Naxçıvan i.r.Nakhchivan [Naxçıvan]5,562354,072398,323427,200
Shaki-Zagatala e.r.Şəki-Zaqatala i.r. 8,833518,777565,983587,700
Yukhari Karabakh e.r.Yuxarı Qarabağ i.r. 7,248583,524610,186636,900
total  86,6207,953,4388,922,4479,356,500
source: poplation and area - State Statistical Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic.
note: English spelling as used by the State Statistical Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic.
note: e.r. = economic region; i.r. = iqtisadi rayonu; t.d. territory division; this means that included in the 'town' are also some other settlements; t.u. = territory unit.
note: Nagorno Karabakh (Garabagh) is a territory in dispute, it concerns the following regions: Khojavend, Khojaly, Shusha, Lachyn, Agdam, Gubadly, Kelbajar, Jebrayil, Zangilan and Fizuli.

Expanded administrative units

economic region
region
native namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
1999-01-27
census
population
2009-04-13
census
population
2013-01-01
estimate
Baku cityBakı şəhəri 2,1301,788,8542,045,8152,150,800
Binagadi regionBinəqədi rayonu 169 238,531251,500
Garadagh regionQaradağ rayonu 1,080 107,358114,400
Khatai regionXətai rayonu 32 244,841261,900
Khazar regionXəzər rayonu 332 168,732158,200
Narimanov regionNərimanov rayonu 25 161,162169,600
Nasimi regionNəsimi rayonu 10 208,132215,600
Nizami regionNizami rayonu 20 177,786188,300
Pirallahi regionPirallahı rayonu 71  18,200
Sabayel regionSəbail rayonu 29 90,23894,700
Sabunchu regionSabunçu rayonu 244 220,496231,300
Surakhany regionSuraxanı rayonu 102 196,608207,000
Yasamal regionYasamal rayonu 16 231,931240,100
Absheron e.r.Abşeron i.r.Xirdalan [Xırdalan]3,340378,062513,971538,400
Absheron districtAbşeron rayonuKhirdalan [Xırdalan]1,36081,798189,794197,700
Khyzi districtXızı rayonuKhyzi [Xızı]1,90013,08014,73115,500
t.d. of Sumgayit townSumqayıt şəhər ə/d 80283,184309,446325,200
Aran e.r.Aran i.r. 21,4521,626,9791,796,4031,887,300
Mingechevir townMingəçevir şəhəri 13094,03996,30499,700
t.d. of Shirvan townŞirvan şəhər ə/d 5069,52477,06080,900
Agdash regionAğdaş rayonuAgdash [Ağdaş]1,05089,21498,599103,300
Agdjabadi regionAğcabədi rayonuAgdjabadi [Ağcabədi]1,760107,833121,707127,300
Barda regionBərdə rayonuBarda [Bərdə]960129,600141,646148,100
Beylagan regionBeyləqan rayonuBeylagan [Beyləqan]1,13078,45886,19291,100
Bilasuvar regionBiləsuvar rayonuBilasuvar [Biləsuvar]1,40074,90687,50894,000
Goychay regionGöyçay rayonuGoychay [Göyçay]740100,511109,018113,500
Hajigabul regionHacıqabul rayonuHajigabul [Hacıqabul]1,64057,94465,83769,100
Imishli regionİmişli rayonuImishli [İmişli]1,820104,026114,183120,100
Kurdamir regionKürdəmir rayonuKurdamir [Kürdəmir]1,63092,230103,860108,800
Neftchala regionNeftçala rayonuNeftchala [Neftçala]1,45071,48079,52583,200
Saatly regionSaatlı rayonuSaatly [Saatlı]1,18082,70292,57298,700
Sabirabad regionSabirabad rayonuSabirabad [Sabirabad]1,470136,933151,713161,900
Salyan regionSalyan rayonuSalyan [Salyan]1,790111,973121,871128,100
Ujar regionUcar rayonuUjar [Ucar]85071,32778,13581,800
Yevlakh regionYevlax rayonuYevlakh [Yevlax]1,540108,188117,803122,300
Zardab regionZərdab rayonuZardab [Zərdab]86046,09152,87055,400
Dakhlik Shirvan e.r.Dağlıq Şirvan i.r. 6,060249,234281,583295,900
Aghsu regionAğsu rayonuAghsu [Ağsu]1,02062,28170,53674,100
Gobustan regionQobustan rayonuMaraza [Mərəzə]1,37034,18440,11242,500
Ismayilly regionİsmayıllı rayonuIsmayilly [İsmayıllı]2,06072,14479,33082,400
Shamakhy regionŞamaxı rayonuShamakhy [Şamaxı]1,61080,62591,60596,900
Ganja-Gazakh e.r.Gəncə-Qazax i.r. 12,4801,084,3261,172,5761,216,100
t.d. of Ganja townGəncə şəhər ə/d 110299,342313,249323,000
t.u. of Naftalan townNaftalan şəhəri 307,5518,8699,400
Aghstafa regionAğstafa rayonuAghstafa [Ağstafa]1,50073,94480,22282,700
Dashkasan regionDaşkəsən rayonuDashkasan [Daşkəsən]1,05030,41832,69433,500
Gadabay regionGədəbəy rayonuGadabay [Gədəbəy]1,29086,19393,71996,000
Gazakh regionQazax rayonuGazakh [Qazax]70081,01589,37792,000
Goranboy regionGoranboy rayonuGoranboy [Goranboy]1,76086,64594,24498,100
Goygol regionGöygöl rayonuKhanlar [Xanlar]1,03053,26657,19159,900
Samukh regionSamux rayonuNabiagali [Nəbiağalı]1,45049,69753,70855,600
Shamkir regionŞəmkir rayonuShamkir [Şəmkir]1,660173,401191,428201,400
Tovuz regionTovuz rayonuTovuz [Tovuz]1,900142,854157,875164,500
Guba-Khachmaz e.r.Quba-Xaçmaz i.r. 7,025441,454488,741511,700
Guba regionQuba rayonuGuba [Quba]2,580136,845152,452159,300
Gusar regionQusar rayonuGusar [Qusar]1,54280,81687,85791,500
Khachmaz regionXaçmaz rayonuKhachmaz [Xaçmaz]1,110144,332159,245166,800
Shabran regionŞabran rayonuShabran [Şabran]1,09045,99951,53354,700
Siyazan regionSiyəzən rayonuSiyazan [Siyəzən]70333,46237,65439,400
Kalbajar-Lachin e.r.Kəlbəcər-Laçın i.r. 6,400197,658224,848236,400
Gubadly regionQubadlı rayonuGubadly [Qubadlı]80032,94935,63037,700
Kalbajar regionKəlbəcər rayonuKalbajar [Kəlbəcər]3,05066,21180,76985,200
Lachin regionLaçin rayonuLachin [Laçin]1,84063,16269,08772,200
Zangilan regionZəngilan rayonuZangilan [Zəngilan]71035,33639,36241,300
Lankaran e.r.Lənkəran i.r. 6,070730,498824,018868,100
Astara regionAstara rayonuAstara [Astara]62084,31996,230101,200
Jalilabad regionCəlilabad rayonuJalilabad [Cəlilabad]1,440169,960192,320202,000
Lankaran regionLənkəran rayonuLankaran [Lənkəran]1,540189,929205,726215,800
Lerik regionLerik rayonuLerik [Lerik]1,08063,31474,52278,700
Masally regionMasallı rayonuMasally [Masallı]720173,937197,147208,900
Yardimly regionYardımlı rayonuYardimly [Yardımlı]67049,03958,07361,500
Nakhchivan e.r.Naxçıvan i.r.Nakhchivan [Naxçıvan]5,562354,072398,323427,200
t.d. of Nakhchivan cityNaxçıvan şəhəri 13063,20082,55288,000
Babek regionBabək rayonuBabek [Babək]90071,40062,88668,700
Julfa regionCulfa rayonuJulfa [Culfa]1,00035,90041,19544,500
Kengerli regionKəngərli rayonuGivrahk [Qıvraq]680 27,59729,900
Ordubad regionOrdubad rayonuOrdubad [Ordubad]97040,60045,04947,700
Sadarak regionSədərək rayonuHeydarabad [Heydərabad]15012,00014,01615,000
Shahbuz regionŞahbuz rayonuShahbuz [Şahbuz]92020,30022,74624,000
Sharur regionŞərur rayonuSharur [Şərur]810110,700102,282109,400
Shaki-Zagatala e.r.Şəki-Zaqatala i.r. 8,833518,777565,983587,700
Balakan regionBalakən rayonuBalakan [Balakən]92083,73289,82793,000
Gabala regionQəbələ rayonuGabala [Qəbələ]1,55082,80393,65298,600
Gakh regionQax rayonuGakh [Qax]1,50051,16153,25954,500
Oguz regionOğuz rayonuOguz [Oğuz]1,08036,48840,28441,700
Shaki regionŞəki rayonuShaki [Şəki]2,430157,353170,733177,500
Zagatala regionZaqatala rayonuZagatala [Zaqatala]1,350107,240118,228122,400
Yukhari Karabakh e.r.Yuxarı Qarabağ i.r. 7,248583,524610,186636,900
Aghdam regionAğdam rayonuAlibeili [Alıbəyli]1,150153,292175,577185,300
Fuzuli regionFüzuli rayonuAlkhanli [Alxanlı]1,390136,481115,495121,500
Jabrail regionCəbrayıl rayonuJabrail [Cəbrayıl]1,05059,31870,58574,200
t.d. of Khankendi townXankəndi şəhər ə/d 854,51555,05355,400
Khojaly regionXocalı rayonuKhojaly [Xocalı]94023,75726,04727,000
Khojavand regionXocavənd rayonuKhojavand [Xocavənd]1,46039,62041,59942,400
Shusha regionŞuşa rayonuShusha [Şuşa]29024,34028,56030,900
Tartar regionTərtər rayonuTartar [Tərtər]96092,20197,270100,200
total  86,6207,953,4388,922,4479,356,500
source: poplation and area - State Statistical Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic.
note: English spelling as used by the State Statistical Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic.
note: e.r. = economic region; i.r. = iqtisadi rayonu; t.d. territory division; this means that included in the 'town' are also some other settlements; t.u. = territory unit.
note: Nagorno Karabakh (Garabagh) is a territory in dispute, it concerns the following regions: Khojavend, Khojaly, Shusha, Lachyn, Agdam, Gubadly, Kelbajar, Jebrayil, Zangilan and Fizuli.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1999-01-27
census
population
2009-04-13
census
population
2013-01-01
estimate
latitude /
longitude
BakuBakı1,788,9002,045,8002,150,80040.41/49.95
GanjaGəncə299,300313,300322,600 
SumgayitSumqayıt283,200309,700290,500 
MingechevirMingəcevir94,00096,40099,700 
KhirdalanXırdalan....94,600 
ShirvanŞirvan69,50077,30076,100 
NakhchivanNaxçıvan..73,90075,500 
ShekiŞəki....64,000 
YevlakhYevlax....59,000 
KhankendiXankəndi54,50055,00053,400 
LankaranLənkəran....51,100 
source: State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan Republic.