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The Azeri, also referred to as Azerbaijanian Turks, are a Turkic-Muslim people. They live in Azerbaijan, which is located in a crossroads between eastern Europe and western Asia. The term Azerbajani was first introduced by bolsheviks, with the intention to claim a northern province of Persia (Iran) in 1936. Motto: none Anthem: AzÉ™rbaycan Respublikasının DövlÉ™t Himni (March of Azerbaijan) Capital Baku Largest city Baku Official languages Azerbaijani Government Republic  - President Ilham Aliyev  - Prime Minister Artur Rasizade Independence from the Soviet Union   - Declared August 30, 1991   - Completed December 25, 1991  Area  - Total 86,600 km... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian and Urdu: مسلمان, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of Islam. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... Bolshevik Party Meeting. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Before 1918, the Muslim population of the modern territory of Azerbaijan did not have ethnic identification and called themselves merely Muslims. By 1918 approximately 60% of population were Talysh, whereas Azerbaijanis (or, correctly, Azeri Turks) contituted ca 30% of population. Ethnic cleansing and descrimination on ethnic basis almost completely eliminated Talysh and Lezgi population. Year 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Talysh (also Talishi, Taleshi or Talyshi) are an Iranian people who speak one of the Northwestern Iranian languages. ... Classification Lezgi belongs to the Lezgian group of the Dagestan or Northeast Caucasian language family. ...


The northern half of Iranian province of Azerbaijan was annexed by the Russians in 1828. Between 1900 and 1918 approximately one million Azeri Turks migrated to Baku from Iran. Total number of Azeri Turks is more than 10 million worldwide, with the majority living outside of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The Republic of Azerbaijan has a population of 5 million, while more than 2 million live in Russia and 1 million living in different CIS contries, mainly in Ukraine, the northwestern region of Iran in the provinces of Ardebil, East Azerbaijan, West Azerbaijan and Zanjan; the territory of South Azerbaijan. 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... Municipality: Baku Area: 1000 km² Altitude: -28 m Population: 2,074,300 census 2003 Population density: 1280 persons/km² Postal Code: AZ10 Area code: +99412 Municipality code: BA Latitude: 41° 01 52 N Longitude: 21° 20 25 E Weather types: 9 of 11 Mayor: Hajibala Abutalybov The Baku region. ...


More than 8 million live in various cities in central Iran especially in the capital of Tehran. Most analysts state that at least 50% of the city and province of Tehran including the city of Karaj, is inhabited by Azeri Turks. The nomadic Turkic tribes of Afshar, Shahseven, Qarapapaq, Qajar and Timurtash who are spread across Iran are tribes of the Azerbaijanians. There are also 2 million indigenous Azerbaijanians living in the eastern region of Turkey (mostly in Kars and Igdir), 2.5 million throughout the Russian Federation (mostly in the autonomous republic of Dagestan and the capital city of Moscow) 1 million living in northern Iraq (whom are referred to as Turkmens that live mostly in Kirkuk, Erbil and Mosul) and 300,000 living in the southern region of Georgia. There are also scattered populations of Azerbaijanians in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Syria and Afghanistan, including a large diaspora living in North America and Europe. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Karaj Country Iran Province Tehran Population 2000000 (2005) Area 1000 km² Coordinates Lat. ... The Republic of Dagestan IPA: (Russian: ), older spelling Daghestan, is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... Location Position of Moscow in Europe Government Country District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Mayor Yuriy Luzhkov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 1,081 km² Population  - City (2007)    - Density 10,469,000   9684. ... Location of Kirkuk in Iraqi map Kirkuk (also spelled Karkuk or Kerkuk; Arabic: كركوك, KirkÅ«k; Kurdish: كركوك ; Syriac: ܐܪܦܗܐ, Arrapha; Persian: کرکوک; Turkish: Kerkük) is a city in northern Iraq and capital of Tamim governorate. ... This article is about the province of Iraq. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ...


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THE IRANIAN: Azeris in Iran, Salman J. Borhani (2793 words)
Azeris shared in the despair of the whole country as the revolutionary government steadily became more repressive and eactionary while the economy plummeted, leaving millions jobless.
Azeris and Persians, along with a multitude of other ethnic groups, fought and died together on the frontlines battling an enemy every Iranian loathed: a virulent brand of aggressive Arab nationalism encapsulated by personage of Saddam Hussein.
The Azeri support of the war effort increased the group's level of acceptance among both the Iranian populace and the nation's elites.With the foundation of a shared identity created by years of war, recent Iranian governments have felt more confident granting linguistic rights to the Azeri people.
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