Country Holidays

Holidays in Azerbaijan

Public Holidays in Azerbaijan

National flag of AzerbaijanAzerbaijan is officially called the Republic of Azerbaijan. It is located in Eurasia’s South Caucasus region. It shares its border with Georgia, Armenia in the West, Iran in the south, and Russia in the North and Caspian Sea in the East. It became independent from the Soviet Union in 1991. The majority part of Azerbaijan is in the western region of Asia and it is called as an Asian country. Azerbaijan is a member of 38 international Organizations has diplomatic relations with almost 1598 countries in the world.

Holidays in Azerbaijan

DateHolidayComments
January 01New Year’s DayYeni il
January 02New Year’s HolidayYeni il
January 20Martyrs Day HolidayCommemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet Union troops entered Baku and Killed more than 130 Civilians
March 08Women’s DayWeekday closet to International Women’s Day
March 20NovruzSpring Festival. Persian New Year
March 21Novruz HolidaySpring Festival. Persian New Year
March 22Novruz HolidaySpring Festival. Persian New Year
March 23Novruz HolidayProbable holiday
March 24Novruz HolidayProbable holiday
May 09Victory DayCelebrated victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
May 28Republic DayFounding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918)
May 13Ramazan BayramiEid-Al-Fitr
May 14Ramazan Bayrami HolidayEid-Al-Fitr
June 15National Salvation Day Holiday15 June of following Monday
June 28Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day
July 20Gurban BayramiFestival of Sacrifice
July 21Gurban Bayrami HolidayFestival of Sacrifice
October 18Independence DayNot a non-working Day
November 09Flag Day HolidayThe Azerbaijan Flag was first adopted in 1918
December 31World Azerbaijan Solidarity DayCelebrated since 1991

 

Capital of Azerbaijan

Baku is the present capital of Azerbaijan. Being located on the western Caspian Sea this city is industrial, cultural, and political capital.

Traditions of Azerbaijan

Music and folk dance is Azerbaijan’s thousand years old traditions. The popular musical traditions are Mugham, meykhana, and Ashiq. While performing Mugham singers bring their emotions to singing, one of the best singers of all time is Alim Qasimov.

President of Azerbaijan

The present president of Azerbaijan is Ilham Aliyev. He was elected in 2003, on October-31 as a 4th president of Azerbaijan.

Prime Minister of Azerbaijan

Novruz Mammadov is the current Prime Minister of Azerbaijan. The prime Minster serves as the head of government.

Population of Azerbaijan

The total estimated population is 9,985,482. It is equivalent to 0.13% of the total population world’s population. Azerbaijan ranked on 91st number among the most populated countries.

Flag of Azerbaijan

The national flag is consist of three horizontal bars of the color blue, red, and green along with eight-pointed star and crescent in the center of the red band.

Currency of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani manat is the national currency. The official code is AZN.

Religion of Azerbaijan

The national religion of Azerbaijan is Islam. 96.9% of the total population belongs to Islam and the majority of the remaining population is non-religious.

Dialing Code of Azerbaijan

The international dialing code of Azerbaijan is +994.

Crime Rate of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has crime index 31.14 and safety index 68.86 in the world.

Crime RatesIndex NumberComments
Crime Level25.00Low
Crime Increasing Rate in Past 3 Years44.83Moderate
Thing stolen & Home Broken cases28.54Low
Being Mugged & Robbed cases30.75Low
Car stolen cases22.27Low
Thing from car stolen cases36.52Low
Being Attacked worries28.07Low
Being insulted worries30.65Low
Being attacked based on Religion & colour worries16.96Very Low
Using & Dealing in Drugs Cases31.86Low
Property Crimes29.61Low
Violent Crime such as Armed Robbery21.74Low

Famous Airports of Azerbaijan

Due to diplomatic relation with 150+ countries, Azerbaijan has numerous national and international flight operations on a daily basis. Some of the busiest airports are Akstafa Airport serves Aghstafa city, Heydar Aliyev International Airport serves Baku city, Zabrat Airport serves Baku city, Balakan Airport serves Balakan city, and Ganja International Airport serves Ganja city.

Area of Azerbaijan

The total area of Azerbaijan is 86, 600 sq. Kilometres.

GDP of Azerbaijan

In 2017, the estimated GDP of Azerbaijan is worth alm0st 40.75 billion US Dollars. It is equivalent to 0.07% percent of the total world’s economy.

Sports of Azerbaijan

The national sport of Azerbaijan is Freestyle Wrestling. Also, the football, chess, weightlifting, judo, futsal, and boxing are very much loved by locals.

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