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This is a complete list of Azerbaijan-related articles that appeared on Wikipedia:Did you know:
- ...that the origins of the Church of Caucasian Albania date to St. Eliseus' efforts in the first century AD to spread Christianity to the area?
- ...that in the early 1990s, Surat Huseynov successfully led a military coup d'état in Azerbaijan to become the Prime Minister?
- ...that Sakina Akhundzadeh is considered the first female playwright and dramatist in Azerbaijani literature?
- ...that during the G8 Summit in Germany on June 7-8, Russian president Vladimir Putin offered to deploy elements of an American anti-misssile shield in Qabala Radiolocation Station in Azerbaijan instead of Poland and the Czech Republic?
- ...that Leyla Mammadbeyova (pictured) was the first Azerbaijani female aviator and the second parachutist woman in the former Soviet Union?
- ...that Javad Malik-Yeganov was exiled to Karelia following the collapse of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic on suspicion of being a member of Musavat?
- ...that Huseyn Khan Nakhichevanski was the only Muslim to be appointed General-Adjutant of the Emperor of Russia?
- ...that the Azerbaijani singer Muslim Magomayev, who sang with great success at the Paris Olympia, was not allowed to pursue an international career by the Soviet Ministry of Culture?
- ...that the name of the Azerbaijani settlement Ramana, with natural gas vents where Zoroastrians still hold fire rites, is probably derived from Romana, the Latin word for ancient Rome?
- ...that the crude oil found in Naftalan, Azerbaijan has been used for centuries in therapeutic baths?
- ... that Yanar Dag (pictured) is a natural fire that burns "eternally" on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula in Azerbaijan?}}