Presentation on theme: "AZERBAIJAN-The Land of Fire Song by composer: ElDAR MANSUROV "Bayatilar“ 1988 year."— Presentation transcript:
AZERBAIJAN-The Land of Fire Song by composer: ElDAR MANSUROV "Bayatilar“ 1988 year
Content Brief Intro History National Symbols Geography Miracles of Azerbaijan Folk Culture Cuisine Modern AZERBAIJAN Song by composer: Eldar Mansurov "BAYTAILAR" 1988 year
C APITAL: Baku P OPULATION: ≤ 9 million L ANGUAGE: Ancient Turkish or Azerbaijanian G OVERNMENT: Unitary Multiparty Republic C URRENCY: Manat 0.59 Ls/ 0.83 EUR I NDEPENDENT: Since 18 Oct, 1991 O RIGIN: Ancient Caucasian Albanians and Turkish Nation Song composed by : Eldar Mansurov "BAYATILAR" 1988 year
Azerbaijan-ATROPATEN (means “the country of fire”) Caucasian ALBANIA ATROPATENA NORTH SOUTH TERRITORY: FROM SOUTH WEST ASIA, CAUCASUS to the EAST History goes back earlier than 4 th century BC
Great Azerbaijani Empire – SAFAVIDS (235 years) ESTABLISHED in 1501 TERRITORY: from borders of Afghanistan to the borders of Syria LANGUAGE: Ancient Turkish With the governing of Shah Abbas the First (1598) Empire Started Being Persianized, and even capital was moved from TABRIZ to Isfahan FOUNDER: ISMAIL KHATAI the First
Short Chronology 1828-TURKMENCHAY TREATY- Azerbaijan IS BEING DIVIDED 28 May, 1918-Independent Azerbaijan Republic declared. 1920- Soviet Red Army invades Azerbaijan, and the country is declared SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC 1988-LAST YEARS OF SOVIET EMPIRE. BEGINNING of NAGORNO KARABAKH TENSIONS Soviet policy -“Divide and Rule” 1991, Oct 18 -INDEPENDENT AZERBAIJAN 1992-1994- Invasion of Nagorno Karabakh. Thus, 20% of Azerbaijan Lands becomes under the occupation of Armenia.
FLAG BLUE-TURKISH ORIGIN BLUE-TURKISH ORIGIN RED-MODERNIZATION and PROGRESS RED-MODERNIZATION and PROGRESS GREEN-ISLAM GREEN-ISLAM HALF MOON-ANCIENT TURKISH SYMBOL HALF MOON-ANCIENT TURKISH SYMBOL 8 POINTED STAR-8 BRANCHES OF TURKISH NATIONS GREY WOLF-SACRED ANIMAL and SYMBOL of TURKISH NATIONS