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Astronism in Azerbaijan refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Republic of Azerbaijan. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Azerbaijan, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.
The Astronist Superiate of Azerbaijan oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Azerbaijan is split into ten regions and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Baku.
Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Azerbaijan including:
- Astro-Azerbaijani philosophy
- Astro-Azerbaijani religion
- Astro-Azerbaijani spirituality
- Azerbaijani Astronism
- Azerbaijani astronomical religion
- Azerbaijani space religion
- Azerbaijani Cosmism
- Azerbaijani astroncy
History of Astronism in Azerbaijan
Astronism is currently not recognised by the government in Azerbaijan as a religion and due to the issues regarding freedom of religion in the country, the safety for Astronists to freely practice their faith has been categorised as terminal.
Due to the unrecognised status of Astronism in the country, the number of Astronists is currently unknown although estimates provided by the Astronist Institution have been placed at around 363.
Astronist demographics in Azerbaijan
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