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Map of Armenia

Area in square kilometers

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Democratic Republic of Armenia established 28 May 1918 - Independence from the Soviet UnionDeclared Recognised Finalised 23 August 1990 21 September 1991
A former republic of the Soviet Union, Armenia is a unitary, multiparty, democratic nation-state with an ancient and historic cultural heritage.
church of Armenia, although the republic has separation of church and state.
Armenians constitute nine-tenths of the population; there are also small numbers of Azerbaijanians, Kurds, Russians, and Ukrainians. Languages: Armenian (official), Russian. Religions: Christianity (predominantly Armenian Apostolic; also Roman Catholic); also Islam. Currency: dram.
Armenia has a dry and continental climate that changes dramatically with elevation. Though the country has become highly industrialized (as a result of the development of hydroelectric power during Soviet rule) and increasingly urbanized, agriculture is still important.
The Republic of Armenia is a successor state to a historical region in Caucasia. Historical Armenia's boundaries have varied considerably, but old Armenia extended over what are now northeastern Turkey and the Republic of Armenia.
Armenian National Congress, People's Party of Armenia, National Accord Party, Republic Party, New Times Party, United Labor Party, Dashink Party, National Democratic Union, Armenian National Movement, and dozens of other registered parties, many of which become active only during national campaigns, if at all.
affiliated with the Armenian Apostolic Church, which is considered to be the national church of Armenia. Languages are Armenian (96%), Russian, and others.
Armenian state was founded in 190 BC. At its zenith, from 95 to 65 BC, Armenia extended its rule over the entire Caucasus and the area that is now eastern Turkey, Syria, and Lebanon.
Armenia prides itself on being the first nation to formally adopt Christianity (early 4th century). Despite periods of autonomy, over the centuries Armenia came under the sway of various empires including the Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Persian, and Ottoman.
of Armenia was ceded by the Ottomans to Russia in 1828; this portion declared its independence in 1918, but was conquered by the Soviet Red Army in 1920.
Turkey closed the common border with Armenia in 1994 because of the Armenian separatists' control of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding areas, further hampering Armenian economic growth.
the north and east Armenia is bounded by Georgia and Azerbaijan, while its neighbours to the southeast and west are, respectively, Iran and Turkey. Naxçivan, an exclave of Azerbaijan, borders Armenia to the southwest. The capital is Yerevan (Erevan).
Armenia was subjected to constant foreign incursions, finally losing its autonomy in the 14th century AD. The centuries-long rule of Ottoman and Persian conquerors imperiled the very existence of the Armenian people.
western Armenia remained under Turkish rule, and in 1894–96 and 1915 Turkey perpetrated systematic massacres and forced deportations of Armenians.
- Democratic Republic of Armenia established 28 May 1918 - Independence from the Soviet UnionDeclared Recognised Finalised 23 August 1990 21 September 1991 25 December 1991
Armenia (Armenian language: "Hayastan"), officially the Republic of Armenia, is a landlocked, mountainous country located in the Southern Caucasus between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
Tens of thousands of ethnic Armenians died during Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin's Great Purge. Armenia has been populated since prehistoric times, and has been proposed as the site of the Biblical Garden of Eden.
Armenia (Armenian: Hayastan) is the only country remaining from 3,000 year old maps of Anatolia. It became the world’s first Christian country more than 1,700 years ago in 301 AD, and has a large Diaspora all over the world.
region, straddling Asia and Europe, Armenia has an ancient and rich culture. Armenia is very easy to experience, thanks to very hospitable people.
On a trip to Armenia, you will frequently be reminded that Armenia was the world's first officially Christian country. You will have a hard time forgetting this as a tourist, since countless monasteries are among Armenia's premier tourist attractions.
Democratic Republic of Armenia established May 28, 1918 - Independence from the Soviet UnionDeclared Recognised Finalised August 23, 1990 September 21, 1991
The Eastern Armenian dialect is spoken in the Republic of Armenia 3 (July 2008 estimate) 4 Rank based on 2005 UN estimate of de facto population.
Republic of Armenia, is a landlocked mountainous country in Eurasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the Southern Caucasus.
Armenia in association football and is controlled by the Football Federation of Armenia, the governing body for football in Armenia. After the split of the Soviet Union, the team played its first international match against Moldova on October 12, 1992.
Armenia, as of June 4, 2011 (players in bold are still available for selection): Most capped players # Player Career period Caps Goals
Map of ArmeniaMap of Armenia President: Serzh Sarkisyan (2008) Prime Minister: Tigran Sarkisyan (2008) Land area: 11,506 sq mi (29,800 sq km); total area: 11,506 sq mi (29,800 sq km) Population (2010 est.
Armenia Main Page 2. Striving for Independence 3.
Contemporary Armenia is a fraction of the size of ancient Armenia. A land of rugged mountains and extinct volcanoes, its highest point is Mount Aragats, 13,435 ft (4,095 m). Government = Republic.
" The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan praised the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair countries for their continuous attention to the problem and once again thanked Russian President for his personal endeavors to bring the positions of the conflicting sides closer.
Raphael Minasian to head Armenian Catholics in Armenia29.06David Babayan: Emotional statements should be curbed in Karabakh conflict29.06The book ‘From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean’ comes out29.06Postanjyan disagrees with critics to her person after her question to RA President in PACE29.
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Armenia: Yerevan Activists Promote Humane Solution to Stray Dog Crisis - June 29, 2011 - 1:10pm, by Liana Aghajanian * Armenia * EurasiaNet's Weekly Digest * Animal Rights
Armenia, even as the country grapples with the issue of stray dogs. Thousands are roaming the streets of the capital of Yerevan, posing a safety threat to residents.
Destination Armenia, this page is about the landlocked country in southeastern Europe, in the Caucasus. Here you will find comprehensive information about Armenia in its diversity: geography, economy, science, people, culture, environment, government and history.
Armenia, situated along the route of the Great Silk Road, is a landlocked country of rugged mountains and extinct volcanoes, located in the southern Caucasus, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
Armenia was a regional empire with a rich culture in the years leading up to the 1st Century CE, at one period controlling all the land between the Black and Caspian Seas.
Cluster Office to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Republic of Moldova, and Russian Federation. * UNESCO World Heritage - Armenia Cultural and natural heritage properties and documents on the World Heritage List.
Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Washington, DC Diplomatic representation of Armenia in the United States. Embassy of the United States in Yerevan, Armenia Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Armenia.
Armenia from the World Health Organization (WHO). * WHO/Europe Official site of the World Health Organization Europe (WHO/Europe).
you should expect in Armenia is some of the world's oldest settlements, beautiful folk music, a mass of ancient churches, an attractive countryside landscape and one of the largest alpine lakes in the world.
Armenia, including the Hittite Empire (at the height of its power), Mitanni (South-Western historical Armenia), and Hayasa-Azzi (1500–1200 BC). Around 600 BC, the Kingdom of Armenia was established under the Orontid Dynasty.
After the fall of the Armenian kingdom in AD 428, most of Armenia was incorporated as a marzpanate within the Sassanid Empire. Following an Armenian rebellion in AD 451, Christian Armenians maintained their religious freedom, while Armenia gained autonomy.
eastern area of Armenia was ceded by the Ottomans to Russia in 1828; this portion declared its independence in 1918, but was conquered by the Soviet Red Army in 1920.
primarily Armenian-populated region, assigned to Soviet Azerbaijan in the 1920s by Moscow. Armenia and Azerbaijan began fighting over the area in 1988; the struggle escalated after both countries attained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
blockade on Armenia and closed the common border because of the Armenian separatists' control of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding areas.
Armenia (1920–2); and the independent Republic of Armenia (1918–20). The present republic represents a fraction of historical Greater Armenia which included extensive territory in modern eastern Turkey, and parts of modern Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Iran.
biblical name for Armenia was Ararat. Armenia (Armina in old Persian), whose name was already in use by 500 bc, succeeded the Kingdom of Urartu, (Western) Ararat in the Assyrian language, in the 6th century bc.
Armenia had finally expired. During the 15th–17th centuries Turkey and Persia fought over Armenia, partitioning it into western and eastern halves. In 1828 eastern Armenia was ceded to Russia, while some two and a half million Armenians lived within the Ottoman Empire.
Armenia first emerged into history around 800 BC as part of the Kingdom of Urartu or Van, which flourished in the Caucasus and eastern Asia Minor until 600 BC. After the destruction of the Seleucid Empire, the first Armenian state was founded in 190 BC.
Armenia was the strongest state in the Roman East. It became part of the Roman Empire in 64 BC and adopted a Western political, philosophical, and religious orientation.
its later political eclipses, Armenia depended on the church to preserve and protect its unique identity.
in Armenia commemorates the Karabakh war soldiers missing in action, commander of the renowned Arabo detachment Manvel Yeghiazaryan asserted that the search for the 400 people who are presumed missing from the Armenian side is of a formal nature and produces no results.
Armenia has will in the future enable the country to satisfy its electricity demand by up to 30 percent, according to specialists. Has Audio (0) Comments More Analysis | 29.06.
Giving back: Armenian pro-boxer in €100,000 thank-you to sports school in native Yerevan - Giving back: Armenian pro-boxer in €100,000 thank-you to sports school in native Yerevan Photolure By Gohar Abrahamyan ArmeniaNow intern Germany-based
Soccer: Armenia down to 70th position in FIFA ranking after Russia defeat Soccer: Armenia down to 70th position in FIFA ranking after Russia defeat Armenia is ranked 70th in the latest rankings of 200 or so football nations released by the sport’s international
Armenia thus moved down the ranks by eight positions, which reflects the latest setback suffered by the team in the June 4 Euro-2012 qualifying match against Russia. Has Audio (0) Comments More News | 29.06.
Armenia praises U.S.’s “balanced policy” in the region Armenia praises U.S.
Armeniarekin Causative Armeniarengatik Benefactive Armeniarentzat Instrumental Armeniaz Innesive Armeniatan Locative Armeniatako
Armeniatzat Related terms * armeniar * armeniera - Finnish - Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Armenia (genitive Armeniae); f, first declension 1.
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(pictured) installed in thanks by the Armenian Government for UK-funded Lord Byron School in Gyumri? * the vestry of Makaravank Monastery (pictured) in Armenia served two adjacent churches? * the Russian Field Marshal
the Turks in Armenia in 1807? * the cathedral of the Armenian town of Zvartnots was depicted on the first emission of 100 AMD banknotes? * the Jews in Pagan Armenia were deported from Palestine to
* the reconstruction of Kecharis Monastery (pictured) in Armenia was delayed a decade due to an earthquake, war, blockade, and the collapse of the USSR? * the perpetrator of the Orly airport attack, Varujan Garabedian,
* Armenia (this page on About.
* Armenia Network Information Center (AMNIC) * ArmGate ("your open gate to Armenia") * (Armenian search engine) * Armenia.
* Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Fresno (contains program, course descriptions, faculty profiles and links) Back to Subject Directory - Associations (professional, non-governmental, international, local)