Azerbaijan (newspaper)

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Format Berliner
Owner(s) National Assembly of Azerbaijan
Editor-in-chief Bakhtiyar Sadigov
Founded 1918; 99 years ago (1918)
Language Azerbaijani
Relaunched 1991; 26 years ago (1991)
Headquarters Baku, Azerbaijan
Circulation 10440 (2014)

The Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan) is a state-owned newspaper and public journal published by the National Assembly of Azerbaijan.[1][2]

The official newspaper of the ADR government "Azerbaijan" was established in 1918. The government by its order of 3 July 1918, decided on the launch of the publication "the News of Azerbaijani Republic" under its official authority. Thus, the first issue of the "Azerbaijan" newspaper was published as the parliamentary paper on September 15, 1918, in the same day, when the Caucasus Islamic Army freed Baku from Armenian-Bolshevik invasion. One of the editors of the official government newspaper the Azerbaijan was Jeyhun Hajibeyli. The newspaper was published till December 28, 1919 with the signature of Uzeyir Hajibeyli's brother Jeyhun. There is no doubt about his great contribution for the publication of the newspaper. After the collapse of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, Jeyhun Hajibeyli, who was forced to leave the country and to immigrate to Europe, tried to issue the newspaper there and in 1951 he was able to archive his goal in Munich (Germany).


  1. ^ (Azerbaijani) "Milli Məclis" [Components of Milli Majlis]. Retrieved 15 December 2010. 
  2. ^ (Azerbaijani) "Azərbaycan qəzeti. Milli Məclisin orqanı" [Azerbaijan Newspaper. Component of Milli Majlis]. Archived from the original on 31 December 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2010. 

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