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Azerbaijani, Azeri

Azerbaijani, also called Azeri, is the official language of the Republic of Azerbaijan; it is also spoken in parts of Iran. Azerbaijani is written using the Latin alphabet in Azerbaijan and the Arabic alphabet in Iran.

  • At different times, Arabic, Cyrillic and Latin characters have been used to write the Azerbaijani language.
  • Azeri is spoken in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

A native or inhabitant of Azerbaijan is called an Azerbaijani or Azeri.

  • In the city of Baku, Azerbaijanis encounter signs in many different languages and alphabets.