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Armenia's Information

Flag of Armenia
Land Area 28,203 km2
Water Area 1,540 km2
Total Area 29,743km2 (#138)
Population 3,051,250 (#136)
Population Density 108.19/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $26.30 Billion
GDP Per Capita $8,900
Currency Dram (AMD)
More Information Armenia
Largest Cities
  • 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)

    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%
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This page was last updated on September 29, 2015.

Armenia Trivia

Is Armenia in Europe or Asia?

Officially known as the Republic of Armenia, Armenia Is a state that is located in Eurasia's South Caucasus region. The South Caucasus region refers to the area lying on the border between Western Asia and Eastern Europe, which is close to the southern Caucasus Mountains.

Is Armenia in Europe or Asia?

Where is Armenia?

Armenia is a landlocked country in Eurasia.

Fun Facts About Armenia

What Languages are Spoken in Armenia?

The official language of Armenia is Armenian while Assyrian, Greek, Russian, and Yazidi Kurdish are the major minority languages spoken in the country.

What Languages Are Spoken In Armenia?

Which Is The Largest Religion In Armenia?

92.5% of the population of Armenia adhere to the Armenian Apostolic Church.

Religion In Armenia

What are Aspects of the Armenian Culture?

Armenia has been occupied by neighboring empires throughout much of its history. As such, time and time again the culture faced threat of extinction or assimilation into other dominant cultures. However, with the establishment of the Armenian Republic in the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, there were reasons for renewed confidence in the sustainability of one of the oldest extant cultures of our world. Armenian language and literature is being vigorously promoted among new first language speakers, both at home and across the global Armenian population. Still, the unique language faces a threat of language disintegration abroad.

The Armenian People and Armenian Culture

What are the biggest industries in Armenia?

The economy is largely based on industries such as mining, jewelry, agriculture, textile, and tourism.

Which Are The Biggest Industries In Armenia?

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