Iranians in Republic of Azerbaijan

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Iranian in Azerbaijan
Total population
249,200 [1]
Regions with significant populations
Baku  • Lankaran  • Nakhchivan • Sumqayit
Shia Islam

Iranians in Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: azərbaycan'daki İranlılar) refers to citizens of Iranian nationality and Iranian citizens abroad who are citizens and permanent residents who live in the Azerbaijan. They mainly have Azerbaijani backgrounds, but a minority are Persians. Iranian Azerbaijanis have emigrated and resettled in large numbers, in Baku[2] and other Major Cities in Azerbaijan.


Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Azerbaijan". Ethnologue. 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "AZERBAIJAN vi. Population and its Occupations and Culture". Encyclopædia Iranica. August 18, 2011. Retrieved August 18, 2013.