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Armenia

Armenia A small country bordering among others, Turkey to the west, is an exiting tourist destination. The cities throughout the counry will give you historical monuments and Ancient founds, and the nature have beautiful water resorts for example at Lake Sevan, hot springs in Arzni, forests or in the Southeasten region the mountainous natural caves. Amazing that a small country has so much to offer.

Area: 29.808 Km²
Population: 3.336.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 112 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Yerevan (1.200.000 pop.)
Major cities: Vanadzor 147.000 pop., Gyumri 125.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Armenian 93%, Russian 2%, others 5%
Border countries: Georgia NORTH, Azerbaijan EAST and SOUTH, Iran SOUTH, Turkey WEST

Principal mountains: Aragats Lerr 4090 m
Principal rivers: Araks 1070 Km (total, with azerbaijani, iranian and turkish tracts), Kasah, Debed
Principal lakes: Sevana Lich 1400 Km²
Principal islands: -
Climate: Continental

Language: Armenian (official), Russian
Religion: Armenian Apostolic
Currency: Dram (AMD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 2/1, 6/1, 8/3, 7/4, 9/5, 28/5, 5/7, 21/9, 21/12
Dialling code: 00374
GMT: +4

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