Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic

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The Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic (abbreviation AsSSR; Azerbaijani Азәрбайҹан Совет Сосиалист Республикасы / Azərbaycan Sovet Sosialist Respublikası; Russian Азербайджанская Советская Социалистическая Республика ) was from 1922 to 1991 a union republic of the Soviet Union.


She was a part of the Transcaucasian SFSR to 5 to their resolution of December 1936. On the territory of the Autonomous SSR AsSSR were Nakhichevan and Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region. The SSR of Azerbaijan was awarded by a total of five medals, including three Order of Lenin.

1991 declared it as Azerbaijan 's independence.


According to the Soviet census of 1979 the population of the Azerbaijan SSR sat essentially of the following ethnicities: