The Facts About Armenia

Armenia

Overview Of Armenia:

Armenia contains a long and rich history and prides itself on being the primary country to formally receive Christianity (early 4th century). Despite periods of independence, over the centuries Armenia came beneath the influence of different domains counting the Roman, Byzantine, Middle easterner, Persian, and Footrest. Armenia gained its freedom from the Soviet Union on 21st September 1991. The nation is found at the memorable cross streets between Europe, the Center East, and Asia and is found on one of the branches of the Silk Road.

Information On Armenia:

Full Name:

The official name of Armenia is “the Republic of Armenia.”

National Language:

The National Language of the country is Armenian. Other Languages of Armenia are Russian, English, French, and Kurmanji.

Capital:

Yerevan is the Capital of Armenia. Yerevan is a very beautiful city & heart of the political & economic activities of Armenia.

Religion in Country:

Christian is the official religion of Armenia

Population:

The population of Armenia is 2.965 Million.

Currency Name & Value:

The Currency of Armenia is called Armenian dram & one American Dollar is equal to 492.40 Armenian drams.

Area of Armenia:

The area of Armenia is 29,743 km².

States Of Armenia:

Below are the states of the country Armenia

Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Vagharshapat, Abovyan, Kapan, Hrazdan, Armavir, Artashat, Ijevan, Gavar, Goris, Charentsavan, Ararat, Masis, Artik, Sevan, Ashtarak, Dilijan, Sisian, Alaverdi, Stepanavan, Martuni, Spitak, Vardenis, Yeghvard, Vedi, Byureghavan, Nor Hachn, Metsamor, Berd, Yeghegnadzor, Tashir, Kajaran, Aparan, Vayk, Chambarak, Maralik, Noyemberyan, Talin, Jermuk, Meghri, Ayrum, Akhtala, Tumanyan, Tsaghkadzor

Cities Of Armenia:

Some of the famous cities of the country are as below

Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Vagharshapat, Abovyan, Kapan, Hrazdan, Armavir, Artashat, Ijevan, Gavar, Goris, Charentsavan, Ararat, Masis, Artik, Sevan, Ashtarak, Dilijan, Sisian, Alaverdi, Stepanavan, Martuni, Spitak, Vardenis, Yeghvard, Vedi, Byureghavan, Nor Hachn, Metsamor, Berd, Yeghegnadzor, Tashir, Kajaran, Aparan, Vayk, Chambarak, Maralik, Noyemberyan, Talin, Jermuk, Meghri, Ayrum, Akhtala, Tumanyan, Tsaghkadzor

Famous Food:

Armenia is a food rich country. There are many famous foods in the country but below are the famous food

  • Khorovats
  • Kyufta
  • Dolma
  • Ishkhan
  • Manti
  • Ghapama
  • Gata

Historical Places:

  • Yerevan
  • Shikahogh State Reserve
  • Lake Sevan
  • Dilijan national park
  • Mount Aragats
  • Lake Arpi
  • Noravank
  • Gyumri
  • Vanadzor
  • Amberd Fortress
  • Tsaghkadzor
  • Upper Azat Valley
  • Karahunj Observatory
  • Khor Virap
  • Dvin

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Things To Do:

  • Be awed by the beautiful ancient churches & ruins
  • Indulge in the delicious local cuisine
  • Drink the famous Armenian coffee
  • Explore Yerevan, the ‘pink city’ of the country
  • Visit the one and only remaining Pagan Temple – Garni Temple
  • Delight your taste buds with delicious fruit-flavored wines
  • Enjoy the majestic view of Lake Sevan and its surrounding
  • Be amazed by the beautiful Khachkars at Noratus Cemetery
  • Relax or ski at the beautiful winter wonderland Tsaghkadzor

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Interesting Things:

  • It’s home to the world’s oldest winery
  • It was the first nation to adopt Christianity
  • And it has the churches to prove it
  • Chess is part of the curriculum
  • It lost 1.5 million people in the Armenian Genocide
  • More Armenians live abroad than in the country
  • It has celebrity connections
  • Armenians think they know where Noah’s Ark is
  • Its national symbol is in Turkey
  • It has one of the world’s oldest capitals

The Economy Of The Country:

  • Nominal GDP is $13.444 billion
  • PPP GDP is $33.141 billion
  • GDP growth is   5.2% (2018) 7.6% (2019e) −2.8% (2020f) 4.9% (2021f)
  • Labor Force is 1,380,405 (2019)
  • Exports are $2.6 billion (2018)
  • Imports are $4.963 billion (2018 est.)
  • Revenues are 2.644 billion (2017 est.)
  • Expenses are 3.192 billion (2017 est.)

Armenian Armed Forces:

The total number of active personals in the forces is 51,580 (Army 45,580 Air Force & AD 7,000). There are additional 4,748 paramilitaries. 21,363 (in command of NKR)

Top Professions:

  • Wholesale Manager
  • National Sales Manager
  • Management of Sales
  • Sales Executive
  • National Account Manager
  • Head of Direct Sales
  • Head of Retail

Strange Laws:

  • Same-sex sexual activity legal
  • Equal age of consent
  • Anti-discrimination laws in employment only
  • Anti-discrimination laws in the provision of goods and services
  • The Anti-discrimination laws in all other areas (incl. indirect discrimination, hate speech)
  • Same-sex marriage legal
  • Stepchild adoption by same-sex couples
  • Joint adoption by same-sex couples
  • LGBT people allowed to serve openly in the military
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