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AZERBAIJAN: What sign languages are used in Azerbaijan?




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:

  • Azerbaijani

  • Lezgian

  • Talysh

  • Avar

  • Russian

  • Tat


 

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:

https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/collections?category=courses



 


What Deaf organizations are located in Azerbaijan?


Azerbaijan Society of the Deaf

Phone/Fax: +944 12 498 1923



Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Azerbaijan







We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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