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Republic of Azerbaijan is a unitary dominant-party semi-presidential republic, covering 86.600 square kilometres. Here live around 9.800.000 people of which 97,4% are Muslims and 1,1% Christians.
The currency is Manat (AZN), worth 4,13 Danish Krone, €0,55. The GDP is US$35.686 billion.

Taking into consideration the distribution and features of the weather, temperature, humidity, and precipitation, nine out of the 11 climate patterns in the Köppen climate classification can be found in Azerbaijan. Here are Semi-desert to Alpine tundra!
Along vith the diverse climate coms a lot of animals. Among the bigger mammals are the Wild goat Capra aegagrus, Caucasian tur Capra cylindricornis, Goitered gazelle Gazella subgutturosa, Mouflon Ovis orientalis, Chamois Rupicapra rupicapra, Wild boar Sus scrofa, Golden jackal Canis aureus, Grey wolf Canis lupus, Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx, Asiatic lion Panthera leo persica, Persian leopard Panthera pardus saxicolor, Caspian tiger Panthera tigris virgata, Striped hyena Hyaena hyaena, European otter Lutra lutra and a lot of different bats.
The flora in just as impressive with more than 4,500 species of higher plants have been registered in the country. I will not look for any specific species.

Well, so far, this is only a plan, but one day...

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