European Country Discovery Project
The countrys basic
The country's name is Azerbaijan. The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku. The flag of Azerbaijan is green, red, and blue strips a crescent moon and eight pointed star. The blue means Turkic origin of the Azerbaijan people. The red means to build modern society, to develop democracy. The green means it expresses the affiliation to the Islamic. The crescent moon is the symbol of the Turkic people. The eight pointed in the history is explained as Turkism, Islamism, Modernity, Statehood, Democracy, Azerbaijanism, and Culture.
The countrys geography
Azerbaijan declared its independence from Russia in May 1918. The republic was reconquered by the Red Army in 1920 and was annexed into the Transcaucasian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1922.. Azerbaijan declared independence from the collapsing Soviet Union on Aug. 30, 1991.