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July 11, 2015

Officially the Republic of Armenia is a mountainous country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.Located in Western Asia, it is bordered by Turkey to the West, Georgia to the North, the de facto independent Nagorno-karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan to the East, and Iran and Azerbaijani  exclave of Nakhchivan to the south.

Armenia is a multi-party democratic nation-state with a ancient cultural heritage. Armenia become the first state in the world to adopt Christianity as its official Religion, in between late 3d to early years of the 4th country (the official date is 301 AD ) becoming the first Christian nation.

Capital: Yerevan

Population:   2,974,693 (2015 census)

Density:  262,9/sq mi

Calling Code:  + 374 


Armenian is the only official language. Due to its Soviet past, Russian is still widely used in Armenia and could be considered as de facto second language. According to a 2013 survey, 95% of Armenians said they had some knowledge of Russian (24% advanced, 59% intermediate) compared to 40% who said they knew some English (4% advanced, 16% intermediate and 20% beginner). However, more adults (50%) think that English should be taught in public secondary schools than those who prefer Russian (44%). Read More


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