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
PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
|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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