Religion in Azerbaijan

The Constitution of Azerbaijan, mandating no state religion, allows all faiths to be practiced freely. The majority of Azerbaijanis are Shia Muslims. In a spirit of tolerance, the mosques in Azerbaijan serve both the Shia and the Sunni religious communities. Muslims constitute 93.4% of the population, Russian Orthodox 2.5%, Armenian Orthodox Church 2.3%, and others 1.8%. The Christian and Jewish communities are made mainly of Russian Orthodox, some Protestant sects, certain number of Catholics, and Jewish population living mostly in Baku and in Quba district of Azerbaijan.

Sevda Hasanova

I was born in Baku in 1992. Graduated from Baku State University. Now working as freelancer.

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