Shia Islam in Azerbaijan

Kirichenko V.P.


The article analyzes the history and current place of Shia Islam in Azerbaijan, where the majority of the population is Shia. The article provides a historical review of the formation of the main Islamic institution of Azerbaijan, the Caucasian Muslims Board, and discusses Azerbaijan's relations with neighboring Iran, a major Shia power.


Azerbaijan; Islam; Shia Islam; Iran; Hajj.

DOI: 10.31249/rimm/2023.04.02

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