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Azerbaijani
Azərbaycan dili
Азәрбајҹан дили
آذربایجان دیلی
Pronunciation /azærbajʤan dili/
Native to  Iran,
 Azerbaijan,
also in parts of neighboring countries such as:
 Georgia,
 Russia,
 Iraq
Native speakers 25 million  (date missing)
Language family
Altaic (controversial)
Writing system Latin alphabet for North Azerbaijani in Azerbaijan, Perso-Arabic script for South Azerbaijani in Iran, and, formerly, Cyrillic alphabet for North Azerbaijani (Azerbaijani variants)
Official status
Official language in  Azerbaijan (North Azerbaijani),
Iraq (South Azerbaijani; official in areas where Iraqi Turkmen form a majority)
Idioma azerí
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The Azerbaijani language, also called Azeri language (Azəricə) is a Turkic language that is spoken in Azerbaijan and northwestern Iran. North Azerbaijani is the official language of the Republic of Azerbaijan. This type is also spoken in Russia's Republic of Dagestan, south-eastern and eastern Georgia, north eastern Turkey and in some parts of Ukraine. South Azerbaijani is the type of Azerbaijani spoken in northwestern Iran.

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