AZERBAIJAN: What sign languages are used in Azerbaijan?
Updated: Aug 20, 2022
This article can help you answer the following questions:
Where is Azerbaijan?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Azerbaijan?
There are an estimated 334,590 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Azerbaijan.
This percentage is a rough estimation: 3.3% of the general population. Lack of research make estimating these numbers difficult. The World Health Organization estimates 5% of the world population has significant hearing loss. Keep in mind that developing nations typically have a much higher number of Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations.
What sign languages are used in Azerbaijan?
Azərbaycan işarət Dili (AİD) or Azerbaijani Sign Language
Türk İşaret Dili (TİD)
Written / spoken languages in Azerbaijan:
How do you say Azerbaijan in sign language?
Where can I learn Azerbaijani Sign Language online?
This language is not yet available. If you would like to learn this language, please request it here: https://www.intersignuniversity.com/sign-languages
InterSign University offers many international sign language courses. Check them out here:
What Deaf organizations are located in Azerbaijan?
Azerbaijan Society of the Deaf
Phone/Fax: +944 12 498 1923
Additional sign language resources for Azerbaijan
We will update this section as more information becomes available.