Territory


21/07/13 Territory

Territory
86,6 thousand square km (forests 12%, water basins 1.7%, sown area 54,9%, including 31.1 % pastures and hayfields, 31.4% other lands). The country extends between longitude 44° and 52° east and latitude 38° and 42° north,
Baku situated at the parallel of 40°.
Distance from Baku to North Pole is 5550 km, to the equator 4440 km.

Big lakes, km2
Sarysu – 67.0
Aggol – 56.2
Agzybirchala – 37.0
Mehman - 35.0
Boyukshor - 9.2
Hajygabu - 8.4

The world's biggest lake - Caspian Sea (area - 400000 km2; depth – 1025m).
The highest peak Bazarduzu (4466m).

Neighbours
It borders with Iran (765 km) and Turkey (15 km) on the south, Russia (390 km) on the north, Georgia (480 km) on the north-west and Armenia (1007 km) on the west.
The length of the largest area of Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan sector is 456 km.

Big islands km2
Pirallahy - 14.4
Chilov - 11.5
Khere-Zire - 3.5
Boyuk-Zire - 1.4

Big rivers km
Kur - 1515
Araz - 1072
Alazan (Ganykh) - 413
Iori (Gabyrry) - 389
Samur - 216
Terter - 200



LINKS