|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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ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
There is something for everyone in Armenia. Temples, monasteries, observatories, monuments, masterpieces from the Ancient and Middle Age eras, and the fascinating capital city of Yerevan ensure an interesting and educational visit.
Armenia is the "country sheltered by Biblical Ararat", the home of Noah's Ark, which, although situated in Turkey, is visible from most of the Southwest Region.
- Calling Code: 374
- Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
- Drive on the: Right
- Times to Travel: The best time to visit Armenia is between May and June or September and October as the temperatures at this time are warm and pleasant.
Mid-summer can be quite hot and dry, with temperatures reaching highs of 97° F (36° C).
The spring season is quite short, while the fall season is long with vibrant foliage.
For the skiing enthusiasts, winters are quite cold with plenty of snow and the hills of Mount Tsakhkadzor offer runs for beginners, amateurs and professional skiers.
TOURISM SITES AND LINKS:
- Armenian Caves
- Armenian Genocide Museum
- Armenian Travel Bureau
- Armenian Words and Phrases
- Ecotourism Armenia
- Gyumri Tourism Information
- Sacred Sites of Armenia
- Tourism Armenia Guide
- Welcome Armenia Guide
- Winter Armenia
- Yerevan City Guide
- Yerevan Zoo
- UNESCO Sites
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- Armenia Travel Advice and Warnings
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.