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Azerbaijanis in Kazakhstan

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Azerbaijanis in Kazakhstan

Azerbaijanis in Kazakhstan
Qazaxıstan azərbaycanlıları
Total population
85,292 (Census 2009)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Astana • Almaty • Merki
Azerbaijani • Kazakh • Russian
Predominately Shia Islam

Azerbaijanis in Kazakhstan (Azerbaijani: Qazaxıstan azərbaycanlıları) is a Azerbaijani diaspora in the Kazakhstan, are Kazakh citizens and permanent residents of ethnic Azerbaijani background. According to the 2009 census, there are 85,292 ethnic Azerbaijanis living in Kazakhstan[1] Azerbaijanis comprise 0.5% of Kazakhstan's population and are the country's Tenth ethnic minority.[1] Most Azerbaijani-Kazakh have immigrated to Kazakhstan from the Republic of Azerbaijan and small group from Iranian Azerbaijanis by Bolshevik in 1938 year to Merki in the border Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan[2][3][4]

Azerbaijanis in Kazakhstan according to official censuses
Census Azerbaijanis % of Kazakh population
1939 12,996[5] 0.2%
1959 38,362[6] 0.4%
1970 56,166[7] 0.4%
1979 73,345[8] 0.5%
1989 90,083[9] 0.5%
1999 78,325[10] 0.5%
2009 85,292[10] 0.5%

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