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Maps of Armenia

Physical Map of Armenia showing state boundaries, relief, major rivers, mountain ranges, important cities, etc.

Armenia covers an area of 29,743 sq. km (11,484 sq mi) in Eurasia's South Caucasus region. It is a landlocked country.

As observed on the physical map of Armenia above, the topography of the country is very rugged and mountainous. Nearly the entire land is covered by the Lesser (or Little) Caucasus Mountains. The highest point is Mt. Aragats at 13,418 ft. (4,090m). A yellow triangle marks the highest point on the map.

Rivers flow fast down through the mountains, and although much of Armenia's land remains at or above 6,562 ft (2,000 m) at least 3% form the valleys of the Araks and Debet rivers.

Lake Sevan is the largest lake and it sits 6,000 ft, (2,000 m) above sea level. Significant rivers include the Aras, Debet and Razdan.

Provinces of Armenia Map

Political Map of Armenia showing the 11 provinces and the capital city of Yerevan.

Armenia (officially, the Republic of Armenia) is divided into 11 provinces (marzer, sing. marz). In alphabetical order, these provinces are: Aragatsotn, Ararat, Armavir, Geghark’unik’, Kotayk’, Lorri, Shirak, Syunik’, Tavush, Vayots’Dzor and Yerevan.  The Yerevan province has been granted special administrative status. The provinces are further subdivided into municipal communities. 

Located at the center –west part of the country, along the Hrazdan River is, Yerevan – the capital and largest city of Armenia. It is also the political, cultural and economic center of Armenia.

Where is Armenia?

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Armenia is a landlocked country, located in the south of Caucasus mountain range (south eastern region of Europe or Western Asia) and facing the north western part of Asia. Armenia is situated in the Northern and Eastern hemispheres of the Earth.  It is bounded by Georgia in the north, Azerbaijan in the east, Iran in the southeast and Turkey in the west. 

Note: Armenia views itself as a part of Europe; geopolitically, it can be classified as falling within Europe, the Middle East or both. 

Armenia Bordering Countries: Georgia, Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan.

Regional Maps: Map of Asia

Outline Map of Armenia

Blank Outline Map of Armenia

The above map represents Armenia. The map can be downloaded, printed, and used for map-pointing activities or coloring.

Outline Map of Armenia

The outline map represents Armenia, a country in Eurasia that is considered to be either in Europe or the Middle East.

Key Facts

Legal Name Republic of Armenia
Capital City Yerevan
40 10 N, 44 30 E
Independence 21 September 1991 (from the Soviet Union); notable earlier dates: 321 B.C. (Kingdom of Armenia established under the Orontid Dynasty), A.D. 884 (Armenian Kingdom reestablished under the Bagratid Dynasty); 1198 (Cilician Kingdom established); 28 May 1918 (Democratic Republic of Armenia declared)

Geography

Total Area 29,743.00 km2
Land Area 28,203.00 km2
Water Area 1,540.00 km2
Total Border 1,570.0 km
Coastline 0.0 km
Bordering Countries Azerbaijan 996 km, Georgia 219 km, Iran 44 km, Turkey 311 km
Climate Highland continental, hot summers, cold winters
Coordinates 40 00 N, 45 00 E
Mean Elevation 1,792 m
Lowest Elevation 400 m
Debed River
Highest Elevation 4,090 m
Aragats Lerrnagagat'

Demographics

Population 2,957,731
Largest City

Yerevan (1,086,275)

Ethnic Groups Armenian 98.1%, Yezidi (Kurd) 1.2%, other 0.7% (2011 est.)
Languages Armenian (official) 97.9%, Kurdish (spoken by Yezidi minority) 1%, other 1% (2011 est.)
Religions Armenian Apostolic 92.6%, Evangelical 1%, other 2.4%, none 1.1%, unspecified 2.9% (2011 est.)

Economy

Currency drams (AMD)
GDP $13.67 Billion
GDP Per Capita $4,622.73
Exports Unwrought copper, pig iron, nonferrous metals, gold, diamonds, mineral products, foodstuffs, brandy, cigarettes, energy

This page was last updated on November 9, 2020

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