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  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Republic of Azerbaijan
    • Azerbaijani Republic
    • Azarbayjan Respublikasy
    • Aserbaidschan
    • Azărbai̐jan Respublikasy
    • Azärbaycan Respublikası
    • Azarbaijchan Respublikasy
    • Azärbaycan
    • Āz̲arbāyjān (Republic)
    • Āz̲arbāyijān
    • Āz̲arbāyajān
    • Azerbaigian
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        Independent political entity
    • Descriptor

        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        (aat) Nations
    • Descriptor

        (thesoz) Nation
    • Descriptor

        (thesoz) National state
    • Descriptor

        (eurovocen) State
    • Descriptor

        (stw) State
    • Associated Locale

        (mesh) Transcaucasia
    • Associated Locale

    • Associated Locale

  • Use For

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

  • Sources

    • found: BGN, 12-12-91(Azerbaijan [conv.]; ADM1)
    • found: BGN per phone, 12-31-91(U.S. Dept of State has not recognized Azerbaijan 'de jure' as an independent political entity)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info bull., Feb. 1992, surrogate:p. 1 (former name: Azerbaydzhanskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika [Russian]: ADM1; new name: Azerbaijan [brief], Republic of: PCLI)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info bull., 15 Oct. 92(Azerbaijan [short form], Azerbaijani Republic [long form], Azerbaijan [conv. short form], Azerbaijani Republic [conv. long form], Azarbayjan Respublikasy [Azerbaijani]: PCLI)
    • found: Aserbaidschan, 1994.
    • found: Azerbaĭdzhanskiĭ medit︠s︡inskiĭ zhurnal, 1991, 8:t.p. (Azărbai̐jan Respublikasy)
    • found: Azărbaycan dövri mătbuatı, 1875-1990:t.p. (Azărbaycan Respublikası Eimlăr [sic] akademiyası istimai-siyası tădqiqatlar vă informasiya institutu [rom])
    • found: The statesman's year-book, 1995-1996:p. 401 (Azerbaijan; Azarbaijchan Respublikasy)
    • found: Foreign names information bulletin, Feb. 29, 2001(former name: Azerbaijan [conventional short form]; Azerbaijani Republic [conventional long form]; Azärbaycan [short form] Respublikası (Azerbaijani) ["ä" = schwa]: PCLI, 40°30ʹN 47°30ʹE; new name: Azerbaijan, Republic of [conventional] [Azerbaijan = conventional short form]; Azärbaycan [short form] Respublikası (Azerbaijani) ["ä" = schwa]: PCLI, 40°30ʹN 47°30ʹE)
    • found: Pārsīʹpizhūhān-i Āz̲arbāyjān, 2008 or 2009:t.p. (Āz̲arbāyjān; also spelt as: Āz̲arbāyajān & Āz̲arbāyijān)
    • found: Le religioni dell'Azerbaigian, c2012.
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, August 27, 2019(Azerbaijan. Location: Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range. Geographic coordinates: 40 30 N, 47 30 E. Government type: presidential republic)
    • notfound: LC data base, 01-02-92 (Azerbaijan S.S.R.)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [DESCRIPTIVE USAGE: Name heading for the government after 1991 and qualifier for places within the country.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1992-01-02: new
    • 2019-08-28: revised
  • Alternate Formats