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Baku (Azerbaijan)


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  • Variants

    • us: Bakı (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bagow (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bakʻow (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bakou (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Pakʻow (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Baky (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Баку (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bakoe (Azerbaijan)
    • us: باكو (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bacú (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Baqy (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Горад Баку (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Horad Baku (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bakuu (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Μπακού (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Баку ош (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Baku osh (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bakuo (Azerbaijan)
    • us: באקו (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bacua (Azerbaijan)
    • us: バクー (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Бакох (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bakokh (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Bako (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Boku (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Baqu (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Бакы (Azerbaijan)
    • us: Боку (Azerbaijan)
    • us: 巴库 (Azerbaijan)
  • Additional Information

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Baku (Azerbaijan S.S.R.)
  • Sources

    • found: Phone call to BGN on 9-25-81 (Baku, approved form; 40°20ʹN, 49°51ʹE; variant name: Baky)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., June 1992, surrogate: p. 1 (former name Baky; new name: Baky (Azerbaijan), Baku (Conventional), ppl; 40°23ʹN, 49°51ʹE)
    • found: Nat. Geogr. Soc. Russia and newly independent states of the former USSR [MAP] March, 1993: (Baki (Baku), capitol of Azerbaijan)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., Dec. 1993: p. 3 (former name: Baky [Azerbaijani]; Baku [conventional]: new name: Bakı [Azerbaijani]; Baku [conventional]: PPL, 40°23ʹN, 49°51ʹE)
    • found: LC Russian books file, 03-27-96 (1995 hdg.: Baku)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 40°23ʹ43ʺN 049°52ʹ56ʺE;)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, September 1, 2015 (under Azerbaijan: capital: Baku (Baki, Baky); geographic coordinates: 40 23 N, 49 52 E)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 1, 2015 (Baku (Azerbaijani: Bakı) is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan; 40°23ʹ43ʺN 49°52ʹ56ʺE) Kabardian page (Баку = Baku) Afrikaans page (Bakoe) Arabic page (باكو = Bākū) Aragonese page (Bacú) Arpitan page (Bakou) Bashkir page (Baqy) Belarusian page (Горад Баку = Horad Baku; Баку = Baku) Estonian page (Bakuu) Greek page (Μπακού = Bakou) Erzya page (Баку ош = Baku osh) Esperanto page (Bakuo) Hebrew page (באקו = Baḳu) Latin page (Bacua) Dutch page (Bakoe) Japanese page (バクー = Bakū) Chechen page (Бакох = Bakokh) Occitan page (Bakó) Uzbek page (Boku [in roman]) Crimean Turkish page (Baqu) Tatar page (Бакы = Baky) Tajik page (Боку = Boku) Chinese page (巴库 = Baku)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Old catalog heading: Baku]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-11-14: new
    • 2015-09-07: revised
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