AZ (or similar) may refer to:

Companies and organizations

  • Alitalia, IATA code for the national airline of Italy
  • AstraZeneca, a UK-based pharmaceutical company
  • AZ (from Alkmaar Zaanstreek), a Dutch men's football club
  • AZ (women), a defunct women's football club that was affiliated with the above club
  • Ministry of General Affairs, or Ministerie van Algemene Zaken, the Dutch ministry of General Affairs
  • AZ (label), a French record label




  • Arizona, a state in the United States whose postal abbreviation is "AZ"
  • .az, the CC top level domain for the nation of Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijan, a Eurasian country, designated by the 2-letter ISO 3166-1 country code

Other uses

  • Azimuth (as in "el-az", short for "elevation and azimuth"), the horizontal component of a compass direction
  • Assignment Zero, a crowdsourced journalism project
  • A daeva, demon of greed and concupiscence in Zoroastrianism, Persian mythology and Iranian literature
  • Toyota AZ engine
  • Az (people), a turcophone people of non-Turkic origin
  • Abendzeitung, a newspaper based in Munich, Germany