Azerbaijanis in Belarus

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Azerbaijanis in Belarus
Belarus azərbaycanlıları
Total population
5,567 (Census 2009)[1] and 7.000 (Estimate)[2]
Regions with significant populations
Minsk
Languages
Azerbaijani • Belarusian • Russian
Religion
Predominately Muslim

Azerbaijanis in Belarus (Azerbaijani: Belarus azərbaycanlıları) are a small Azerbaijani diaspora in Belarus, and are Belarusian citizens and permanent residents of ethnic Azerbaijani background. Azerbaijan and Belarus took through centuries and both countries used to be the part of Russian Empire and then Soviet Union. Currently there are over 5,567 (0.1%) Azerbaijanis in Belarus.[1] One of the most known TV hosts in Belarus Leila Ismailava is also an Azerbaijani.

Demographics[edit]

Population of Azerbaijanis in Belarus according to ethnic group 1959-2009
Ethnic
group
census 19591 census 19702 census 19793 census 19894 census 19995 census 20096
1,402 0.0 1,335 0.0 2,654 0.0 5,009 0.1 6,300 0.1 5,567 0.1
1 Source: [1]. 2 Source: [2]. 3 Source: [3]. 4 Source: [4]. 5 Source: [5]. 6 Source: [6].

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