Physical map of Azerbaijan
Information about the geography of AzerbaijanThe Republic of Azerbaijan is located South Western Asia. The territory includes the enclave of the Naxcivan Autonomous Republic which is divided from the larger part of Azerbaijan ("Azerbaijan-proper") by a region of Armenia.
Except for its eastern Caspian shoreline and some areas bordering Georgia and Iran, Azerbaijan is ringed by mountains. The highest elevations occur in the Greater Caucasus, where Mount Bazar-dyuzi rises 4,740 meters above sea level.
Baku is the capital city. The main rivers are the Kur and Aras.