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AZERBAIJAN – MY NATIVE    MOTHERLAND              by Samir Mammadov    Academy of Public Administration    International R...
OFAZERBAIJANFlag of Azerbaijan Republic   Coat of arms
WHERE ISAZERBAIJAN?   Azerbaijan is located at the    crossroads of Eastern Europe and    Western Asia, it is bounded by ...
GENERALINFORMATION Azerbaijan -  is the largest  country in the Caucasus  region Capital - Baku Population – 9.2 millio...
ETYMOLOGY OF THE NAME OF AZERBAIJAN   This name is linked with the    population, which lived in this    region for thous...
HISTORY   Azerbaijan is one of the most    ancient sites of humankind.    The humankind was present    here at every stag...
SOME HISTORICAL PLACES…
SOME HISTORICAL PLACES…
AZERBAIJAN IS A COUNTRY OF ANCIENTCULTURE…   Azerbaijan has different    types of instruments.    They are “Tar”, “Saz” ,...
AND…VERY IMPORTANT PART OF THECULTURE…                           OF COURSE,                            CUISINE…
AZERBAIJANI CUISINE…   Our cuisine has different    types of meals…    Sweets…    Most famous meals are,    “kabab”, “plo...
AZERBAIJAN…Words are notenough todescribe thiscountry…
THANKS FORATTENTION… 
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Azerbaijan my native motherland

  1. 1. AZERBAIJAN – MY NATIVE MOTHERLAND by Samir Mammadov Academy of Public Administration International Relations faculty
  2. 2. OFAZERBAIJANFlag of Azerbaijan Republic Coat of arms
  3. 3. WHERE ISAZERBAIJAN? Azerbaijan is located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, it is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Turkey and Armenia to the west, and Iran to the south.
  4. 4. GENERALINFORMATION Azerbaijan -  is the largest country in the Caucasus region Capital - Baku Population – 9.2 million. Area – 86.6 sq. km. Currency - Azerbaijani manat Official language-Azerbaijani Government: Presidential system, Republic, Constitutional republic
  5. 5. ETYMOLOGY OF THE NAME OF AZERBAIJAN This name is linked with the population, which lived in this region for thousand of years before our era, and who were mostly fire- worshippers. Local population considered that fire was their God and so they worshipped the fire. "Azer" means fire. The Turkic name "Azer" was used for this territory for a long time. The word "Azerbaijan" originates from the name of an ancient Turkish tribe, who resided in those territories.
  6. 6. HISTORY Azerbaijan is one of the most ancient sites of humankind. The humankind was present here at every stage of their historical development. There were living settlements in Azerbaijan even at the earliest stages of humankind. Azerbaijan made its own contribution into the establishment of the current culture and civilization, progress and dialectics.
  7. 7. SOME HISTORICAL PLACES…
  8. 8. SOME HISTORICAL PLACES…
  9. 9. AZERBAIJAN IS A COUNTRY OF ANCIENTCULTURE… Azerbaijan has different types of instruments. They are “Tar”, “Saz” , “Kamancha” , “Balaban” , “Naghara” and so on.. Our motherland is also famous for his carpets..
  10. 10. AND…VERY IMPORTANT PART OF THECULTURE…  OF COURSE, CUISINE…
  11. 11. AZERBAIJANI CUISINE… Our cuisine has different types of meals… Sweets… Most famous meals are, “kabab”, “plov” , “dolma”, “chighirtma”… And the most known sweets are “shekerbura” , “pakhlava” , “qoghal”…
  12. 12. AZERBAIJAN…Words are notenough todescribe thiscountry…
  13. 13. THANKS FORATTENTION… 

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