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Mountain communities in Azerbaijan are at particular risk to the adverse effects of climate change, such as flooding and water stress.1 The Ministry of the Environment in Azerbaijan needs to implement an effective flood management strategy in order to limit the negative effects of climate change on the people. The government is working on establishing a community education program in order to empower rural communities to take part.2 Air pollution is another significant environmental concern for the country that can lead to respiratory, digestive, and circulatory illnesses, as well as birth defects.3

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1http://www.undp-alm.org/projects/sccf-climate-change-risk-management-azerbaijan
2 Ibid
3 http://www.azer.com/aiweb/categories/magazine/23_folder/23_articles/23_overview.html

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Azerbaijan News

CPJ Press Freedom Online 
New York, April 28, 2017--The Azerbaijani government should immediately stop trying to permanently block access to five independent media outlets' websites ... See more..
APA 
The positions of Azerbaijani Armed Forces were also fired from positions of Armenian military units located near the occupied Namirli, Shuraabad, Shirvanli, Bash Garvand, Yusifjanli, Marzili villages of Aghdam region, Kuropatkino village of Khojavend ... See more..
Quartz 
What is the most "normal" country in the world? Economically speaking, the answer may surprise you. It's not the US, China, India, Germany, or any other big and ... See more..
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APA 
The former deputy head of Azerbaijan's Khazar district executive authority, Alakbar Heydarov, is among those recognized as victims in the criminal case filed ... See more..
APA 
The State Examination Center (SEC) of Azerbaijan today holds university entrance exams on the 2nd and 3rd specialties for the 2017/2018 academic year, SEC press service told APA. The exams are held in a total of 66 buildings in 11 cities of the ... See more..
IHS Jane's 360 
Azerbaijan continues to receive Russian-made surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) for its upgraded Buk-MB SAM systems, according to a representative of Belarussia's OKB TSP company, which is upgrading the 9K37 Buk (US Department of Defense designation/ ... See more..
APA 
The European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan is closely watching Shopping Festival being currently held in Baku, the first adviser to the head of the mission, Denis Daniilidis, stated in an interview to www.bakushopfest.com website having stressed the ... See more..
Rappler 
The ministry of transport and communications demands the news outlets' websites be blocked but gives no further details to back up its claims. See more..
Asbarez Armenian News 
MOSCOW, Russia (RFE/RL)—Armenia accused Azerbaijan of obstructing the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process after the foreign ministers of the two states met in Moscow on Friday for fresh talks hosted by their Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov. See more..
News.Az 
The state budget incomes from the Azerbaijani Ministry of Taxes amounted to 1,420.8 million manats, which is 3.8 percent more than the forecast figure. Of this, 67.2 percent (954.2 million manats) accounted for incomes from Azerbaijan's non-oil sector. See more..
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Geography

Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range
Area

Total 86,600 sq km
Land 82,629 sq km
Water 3,971 sq km

***NOTE*** includes the exclave of Naxcivan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region; the region's autonomy was abolished by Azerbaijani Supreme Soviet on 26 November 1991
Climate

dry, semiarid steppe
Natural Resources

petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, nonferrous metals, bauxite ;
Natural Hazards

droughts
Current Environmental Issues

local scientists consider the Abseron Yasaqligi (Apsheron Peninsula) (including Baku and Sumqayit) and the Caspian Sea to be the ecologically most devastated area in the world because of severe air, soil, and water pollution; soil pollution results from oil spills, from the use of DDT pesticide, and from toxic defoliants used in the production of cotton

Demographics

Nationality
Azerbaijani
Population
9,590,159 (July 2013 est.)
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Azerbaijan's high economic growth during 2006-10 was attributable to large and growing oil and gas exports, but some non-export sectors also featured double-digit growth, including construction, banking, and real estate. In 2012, economic growth picked up to 3.8%. Continued production declines in the oil sector were offset by strong growth in the non-oil sector. However, the non-oil sector growth may be driven primarily by government investment, which may not be sustainable if oil production continues to decline. Oil exports through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline, the Baku-Novorossiysk, and the Baku-Supsa pipelines remain the main economic driver, but efforts to boost Azerbaijan's gas ...See More production are underway. The eventual completion of the geopolitically important Southern Gas Corridor between Azerbaijan and Europe will open up another, albeit, smaller source of revenue from gas exports. Azerbaijan has made only limited progress on instituting market-based economic reforms. Pervasive public and private sector corruption and structural economic inefficiencies remain a drag on long-term growth, particularly in non-energy sectors. Several other obstacles impede Azerbaijan's economic progress, including the need for stepped up foreign investment in the non-energy sector and the continuing conflict with Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Trade with Russia and the other former Soviet republics is declining in importance, while trade is building with Turkey and the nations of Europe. Long-term prospects depend on world oil prices, Azerbaijan's ability to negotiate export routes for its growing gas production, and its ability to use its energy wealth to promote growth and spur employment in non-energy sectors of the economy. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$98.36 billion (2012 est.); $96.28 billion (2011 est.); $96.19 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

41.5% of GDP (2012 est.); 45.1% of GDP (2011 est.); 46.5% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

cotton, grain, rice, grapes, fruit, vegetables, tea, tobacco; cattle, pigs, sheep, goats
Industries

petroleum and natural gas, petroleum products, oilfield equipment; steel, iron ore; cement; chemicals and petrochemicals; textiles