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Armenia Facts

  • Name: Armenia
  • (long form) Republic of Armenia
  • Capital City: Yerevan (1,111,300 pop.)
    (1,245,700 metro)
  • Armenia Population: 2,974,184 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Dram
    (conversion rates)

    dram
    500 Dram
  • Ethnicity: Armenian 97.9%, Yezidi (Kurd) 1.3%, Russian 0.5%, other 0.3%
  • GDP total: $18.95 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $5,600 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Armenian (official) 97.7%, Yezidi 1%, Russian 0.9%, other 0.4%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Yerevan, Vanadzor, Gyumri
  • Name: Armenia's name comes from the Old Persian word Armina, of which the meaning is uncertain
  • National Day: September 21
  • Religion: Armenian Apostolic 94.7%, other Christian 4%, Yezidi (monotheist with elements of nature worship) 1.3%
  • Symbols

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This page was last updated on September 29, 2015.