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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)

    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
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?

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?

What Is The Capital Of Armenia?

Yerevan, also spelled Yerevan, serves as the capital city of the Armenia. It is not only the largest Armenian city but also among the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Yerevan, which is the country’s industrial, administrative, and cultural city, is found along River Hrazdan. Yerevan has been Armenia’s capital city since the year 1918.

What Is The Capital Of Armenia?

What Kind of Government Does Armenia Have?

The Government of the Republic of Armenia is an executive council of government ministers headed by the Prime Minister of Armenia.

What Type Of Government Does Armenia Have?

Where is Armenia?

Armenia is a landlocked country in Eurasia.

Fun Facts About Armenia

What are the biggest industries in Armenia?

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

The Biggest Industries In Armenia

About the Author

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