Azerbaijani Americans

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Azerbaijani Americans
Total population
14,205[1] and Iranian Azerbaijanis 40,400[2] (Census 2000) = 54,605
Regions with significant populations
New York City Metropolitan Area,[3][4][5]Greater Houston, San Francisco Bay area, Greater Los Angeles, New Jersey, Chicago Metropolitan Area, Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex and other.[6]
Languages
Azerbaijani, American English Persian and Russian
Religion
Predominantly Shia Islam
Related ethnic groups
Turkish Americans
Turkish diaspora

Azerbaijani Americans (Azerbaijani: Amerikalı azərbaycanlılar) or Azeri Americans (Azerbaijani: Amerikalı Azərilər) are Americans of the Azerbaijani ancestry from Azerbaijan and Iranian Azerbaijan region or people possessing Azerbaijani, Iranian, and/or American citizenship. Most Azerbaijani Americans have immigrated to the United States from Azerbaijan, Iran, Germany, Georgia, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine.[7][8][9]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Table FBP-1. Profile of Selected Demographic and Social Characteristics" (PDF). Census 2000 Special Tabulations (STP-159). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 7 September 2011.
  2. Iranian Studies Group at MIT, Iranian-American Community Survey Results, 2005. Web.mit.edu. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
  3. "Yearbook of Immigration Statistics: 2012 Supplemental Table 2". U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Retrieved 20 April 2013.
  4. "Yearbook of Immigration Statistics: 2011 Supplemental Table 2". U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Retrieved 20 April 2013.
  5. "Yearbook of Immigration Statistics: 2010 Supplemental Table 2". U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Retrieved 20 April 2013.
  6. "U.S. Azeris Network (USAN): uniting Azerbaijani-American voters - USAN Press Release". Archived from the original on 11 March 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  7. Atabaki, Touraj; Mehendale, Sanjyot (December 2004). Central Asia and the Caucasus. ISBN 9780203495827. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  8. "Iran: A Vast Diaspora Abroad and Millions of Refugees at Home". migrationpolicy.org. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  9. "Iranians". encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org. Retrieved 27 August 2015.