Official English Name: Republic of Armenia
Official Local Name(s): Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն
Common English Name: Armenia
|29,743 km2 (94.8% land, 5.2% water)|
|0 km (Landlocked)|
|Aragats Lerrnagagat’ (4,090 m)|
|Debed River (400 m)|
|Armenian Apostolic (92.6%)
Jehovah’s Witness (0.1%)
|President Serzh Sargsian|
|Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan|
|21 September 1991 (from the Soviet Union)|
|$1 (USD) = AMD475.26|
It is highly offensive to make a fist and insert your thumb between the index and middle fingers.
Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity as a state religion in 301 CE. The most prominent sect of Christianity is the Armenian Apostolic Church.
Music is one of the most important parts of Armenian culture. The best known traditional Armenian instrument is the duduk.
Carpets from Armenia have historically been known to be of high quality.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/am.html (Majority of information)
http://armstat.am/file/article/sv_03_13a_520.pdf (Ethnic and religious group information)
http://armstat.am/file/doc/99485583.pdf (Gyumri population)
http://www.armstat.am/file/article/nasel_01.01.2016.pdf (Yerevan population)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 25 October 2016