Gender roles are still fairly traditional in much of Azerbaijan with the man being the bread-winner and the woman taking care of the domestic side of things. This comes from their religion – be aware that most Azeri people are Muslims and though religious practice is less restrictive than in most other Islamic countries, vestiges of the traditional female role remain here. The Azeri are an ancient people with strong cultural values, so men here are deeply committed to family, are polite, modest, and have a tendency to watch out for and take care of women. Don't be shocked to discover that chivalry is not dead in Azerbaijan! Education is important, but it's typical for Azerbaijanis to be reluctant about emphasizing their successes or capabilities. Azeri men are known to be hard-working and you can trust your partner to do his best to provide you with the comforts and security you require.
The Republic of Azerbaijan is the largest country in the Caucasus region and is located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. The country has an ancient and historic cultural heritage, which is displayed in their arts, music, and cuisine. Three physical features dominate Azerbaijan. They are the Caspian Sea, the Greater Caucasus mountain range, and its extensive flatlands. The climate varies from subtropical to temperate along the shores of the Caspian Sea, and cold at the higher mountain elevations.