|Land Area||28,203 km2|
|Water Area||1,540 km2|
|Total Area||29,743km2 (#138)|
|Government Type||Semi-presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$26.30 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$8,900|
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The flag of Armenia was officially adopted on August 24, 1990.
After gaining its independence from the former Soviet Union, this flag, once used in the 1920s, was proudly hoisted.
Its colors are said to represent the people of Armenia, with red symbolic of the spilled blood of all Armenian soldiers, present and past; the orange symbolic of the fertile land and the farmers that work it; and the blue is symbolic of hope and the promising sky above.
Armenia Coat of Arms:
Armenia's coat of arms was adopted on April 19, 1992.
It consists of an eagle and lion holding onto a shield, with the shield itself being divided into five sections.
The center section depicts Noah's Ark sitting on top of Mount Ararat, and within the surrounding sections are symbols of old Armenian dynasties.
Below the shield rest five elements: a sword (for power and strength), a broken chain (for independence), wheat (for their hard working nature), a feather (for intellectual and cultural heritage) and a ribbon (for the flag).
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 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.