Azerbaijani Soviet Encyclopedia

The Azerbaijani Soviet Encyclopedia (in Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Sovet Ensiklopediyası, Cyrillic: Азәрбајҹан Совет Енсиклопедијасы) is a ten volume universal encyclopedia published in Baku, Azerbaijan from 1976 to 1987 by the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic. The editor-in-chiefs were Rasul Rza and Jemil Kuliyev. A special volume dedicated to Azerbaijan was scheduled to be published after the main ten volumes, but due to rising political problems and difficult economic situation, it has not been released.

Azerbaijani Soviet Encyclopedia
Азәрбајҹан Совет Енсиклопедијасы
Azərbaycan Sovet Ensiklopediyası
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The ten volume set of the Azerbaijani Soviet Encyclopedia.
AuthorRasul Rza, Jemil Kuliyev
PublisherNational Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan
Media typeEncyclopedia

List of volumes by publication dateEdit

  1. Volume I, 1976
  2. Volume II, 1978
  3. Volume III, 1979
  4. Volume IV, 1980
  5. Volume V, 1981
  6. Volume VI, 1982
  7. Volume VII, 1983
  8. Volume VIII,1984
  9. Volume IX, 1986
  10. Volume X, 1987

See alsoEdit


  • "Азәрбајҹан Совет Енсиклопедијасы (Azərbaycan Sovet Ensiklopediyası)" Azərbaycan Respublikası Prezidentinin İşlər İdarəsinin Prezident Kitabxanası (in Azerbaijani)
  • "Азәрбајҹан Совет Енсиклопедијасы (Azərbaycan Sovet Ensiklopediyası)" Digitized and archived in the Internet Archive (in Azerbaijani)