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Short Facts About Armenia

Location: Southwestern Asia, northeast of the Armenian Upland, between the Caucasus and Asia Minor. 40.0691° N, 45.0382° E

Neighbouring Countries: north and east Georgia and Azerbaijan, west and south - Turkey and Iran.

Area: 29,743 km2

Capital: Yerevan

Climate: Continental. Summers are dry and sunny, lasting from June to mid-September. The temperature fluctuates between 22 and 36 °C. Winters are quite cold with plenty of snow, with temperatures ranging between −10 and −5 °C.

Highest Mountain: Aragats 4090m

Official Language: Armenian

Population: 3,018,854 (2011 census)

Ethnic Make-up: 97.9% Armenians, 1.3% Yazidis, 0.5% Russians, 0.3% other

Religion: Over 93% of Armenian Christians belong to the Armenian Apostolic Church, a form of Oriental (Non-Chalcedonian) Orthodoxy

GDP: Total - $26.560 billion; Per capita $8,881

Currency: Armenian Dram ( Armenian dram sign.svg) (AMD). It is subdivided into 100 luma. Cash point machines are available throughout major towns and cities. 

Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic

Independence: From Soviet union - 23 August 1990b, 21 September 1991c 

Time Zone: AMT (UTC+4)

Drives on the: right

Calling Code: +374

Internet TLD: .am .հայ

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