Azerbaijan is located in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, bordered by Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and southwest, Iran to the south, and the Caspian Sea to the east. The capital city of Azerbaijan is Baku, which is situated on the western coast of the Caspian Sea.
Azerbaijan has a rich cultural heritage dating back to ancient times. The country is known for its traditional music, dance, cuisine, and hospitality. Azerbaijani cuisine is particularly famous for its aromatic herbs and spices and its rich use of meat and dairy products.