The Tatar of Azerbaijan number about may live in the Baku area while others are spread throughout the country. The Tatar are a group of Turkic people.
The Russian colonial power had an ethno-linguistic definition in mind: ' Azerbaijani Tatars were erroneously called Persians. They were Shi'ite by denomination.
The Tatars are a Turkic people living in Asia and Europe who were one of the five major tribal . Azerbaijani people: Caucasus Tatars (also Transcaucasia Tatars or Azerbaijan Tatars). The name Tatar is also an endonym to a number of Volga Tatars · Crimean Tatars · Tartary · Tatarstan.