AREA OF AZERBAIJAN AREA OF AZERBAIJAN

Territory  
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86,6 thousand square km (forests 12%, water basins 1.7%,
sown area 54,9%, including 31.1 % pastures and hayfields, 31.4% other lands). The country extends between longitude 44° and 52° east and
latitude 38° and 42° north,
Baku situated at the parallel of 40°.
It borders with Iran (765 km) and Turkey (15 km) on the south, Russia (390 km) on the north, Georgia (480 km) on the north-west and Armenia (1007 km) on the west.
 
 
Distance from Baku to North Pole is 5550 km, to the equator 4440 km.
The length of the largest area of Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan sector is 456 km.
 
 
 
Big lakes, km2
Big islands km2
Sarysu - 67.0
Pirallahy - 14.4
Chilov - 11.5
Aggol - 56.2
Khere-Zire - 3.5
Boyuk-Zire - 1.4
Agzybirchala - 37.0
 
Big rivers km
Mehman - 35.0
Kur - 1515
Araz - 1072
Boyukshor - 9.2
Alazan (Ganykh) - 413
Iori (Gabyrry) - 389
Hajygabul - 8.4
Samur - 216
 
Terter - 200
 
The world's biggest lake -
Caspian Sea (area - 400000 km2; depth – 1025m).
The highest peak - Bazarduzu (4466m).