In this series of articles we overview languages present in any given country. This time we are looking at the languages spoken in Azerbaijan

The biggest languages present in Azerbaijan include:

  • Azerbaijani
  • Russian
  • Armenian

The sole official language of the country is Azerbaijani.

Below you will find summaries for the languages supported by our translation services.

Russian

Russian belongs to the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family. It has no country-wide official status in Azerbaijan.

Russian language summary
Number of speakers worldwide260 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingRussian alphabet
Major Russian-speaking populations in:11 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

More than a hundred million people use Russian as their language of day-to-day communication. Lithuanian, Latvian, and Kazakh markets, for example, might be expected to use Russian in business and daily communications, at least to some extent.

Around 13% of the population of Azerbaijan speak Russian.

Writing

Russian uses the Cyrillic alphabet. It employs the extended version of the script, however, with 1 additional symbols. It is written from left to right.

Translation services

If you intend to expand to the Azerbaijani market via the Russian language, you might be interested in the following services:

Armenian

Armenian belongs to the Armenian branch of the Indo-European language family. It has no country-wide official status in Azerbaijan.

Armenian language summary
Number of speakers worldwide6.70 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingArmenian alphabet
Major Armenian-speaking populations in:2 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

There are major Armenian-speaking populations in 2 countries. Examples of countries, where Armenian has a major presence, include:

  • Armenia
  • Cyprus

More than 203 thousand residents of Azerbaijan understand Armenian.

Writing

Armenian employs the Armenian alphabet. It is written in the left-to-right fashion.

Translation services

If you intend to expand to the Azerbaijani market via the Armenian language, you might be interested in the following services:

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