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The basics

Full country name
Republic of Azerbaijan
Capital
Baku

Facts

First participation
2008 (Elnur & Samir)
Victories
2011 (Ell/Nikki)
Hosts
Baku 2012

The basics

Full country name
Republic of Azerbaijan
Capital
Baku

Azerbaijan made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008.

The country is known as the Land of Fire and is the home of the world's first oil well, dug in the mid-1800s.

Featured participant

Facts

First participation
2008 (Elnur & Samir)
Victories
2011 (Ell/Nikki)
Hosts
Baku 2012
Event
Represented by
Song
PointsRank
Belgrade 2008Elnur & SamirDay After Day
First Semi-Final966
Grand Final1328
Moscow 2009AySel & ArashAlways
Second Semi-Final1802
Grand Final2073
Oslo 2010SafuraDrip Drop
Grand Final1455
Second Semi-Final1132
Düsseldorf 2011Ell/NikkiRunning Scared
First Semi-Final1222
Grand Final2211
Baku 2012Sabina BabayevaWhen The Music Dies
Grand Final1504
Malmö 2013Farid MammadovHold Me
Grand Final2342
Second Semi-Final1391
Copenhagen 2014Dilara KazimovaStart A Fire
First Semi-Final579
Grand Final3322
Vienna 2015Elnur HuseynovHour Of The Wolf
Second Semi-Final5310
Grand Final4912
Stockholm 2016SamraMiracle
Grand Final11717
First Semi-Final1856
Kyiv 2017DihajSkeletons
First Semi-Final1508
Grand Final12014