Armenia is located in the country of Western Asia located in Eurasia in the South Caucasus region. It shares its border with Turkey in the West, Republic of Artsakh and Azerbaijan in the East, Georgia n the North and Iran and Azerbaijan’s exclave of Nakhchivan in the South. It is a democratic nation of unitary and multipart. The National Anthem of Armenia is Mer Hayrenik (“Our Fatherland” in English). Some of the famous cities are Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Vagharshapat, Abovyan, and Kapan.
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- 1 2019 Holidays in Armenia
- 2 Capital of Armenia
- 3 President of Armenia
- 4 Prime Minister of Armenia
- 5 Population of Armenia
2019 Holidays in Armenia
|Tuesday||January 01||New Year’s Day|
|Wednesday||January 02||New Year’s Holiday|
|Thursday||January 03||New Year’s Holiday|
|Friday||January 04||New Year’s Holiday|
|saturday||January 05||Armenian Christmas Eve Day|
|Sunday||January 06||Armenian Christmas Day|
|Monday||January 28||National Army Day|
|friday||March 08||Women’s Day|
|Monday||April 22||Easter Monday||Merelots|
|Wednesday||April 24||Genocide Memorial Day|
|Wednesday||May 01||Labour Day|
|Thursday||May 09||Victory Day||Celebrate the Victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World Was|
|Tuesday||May 28||Day of the First Republic|
|Friday||July 05||Constitution Day|
|Monday||September 16||Exaltation of the Holy Cross||Monday after Sunday between 11-17 September|
|Saturday||September 21||Independence Day|
|Tuesday||December 31||New Year’s Eve|
Capital of Armenia
Yerevan is the Capital and most populated city of Armenia. The estimated population of this city in 2016 was almost 1,073, 700.
President of Armenia
Mr. Armen Sarkissian is current President f Armenia who was elected in the election held in March 2018 after getting the lead of 85.71% votes.
Prime Minister of Armenia
Mr. Nikol Pashinyan is the current Prime Minister of Armenia and elected in 2018, on May-08. The Prime Minister of Armenia is also serving as the commander-in-chief of armed forces.
Population of Armenia
The total population of Armenia in 2017 was over 2.93 million. Among the world’s populated countries it comes on 139th rank. The total population is equivalent to 0.04% of the total population in the world.
Flag of Armenia
The national flag is consisting of three horizontal bars of Red, Blue and Apricot color. It is adopted in 1990 on August-24.
Currency of Armenia
The national currency of Armenia is dram. The official code of currency is AMD and the commonly used symbol is ֏.
Religion of Armenia
The national religion of Armenia is Christian because 95.8% of the total population is Christian. While the not religious, Yazidism, and others are 3.0%, 0.8%, and 2.3% respectively.
Dialing code of Armenia
The international dialing code of Armenia is +374.
Crime Rate in Armenia
Armenia has crime index 21.75 and safety index 78.25 in the world.
|Crime Rates||Index Number||Comments|
|Crime Level||16.58||Very Low|
|Crime Increasing Rate in Past 3 Years||37.88||Low|
|Thing stolen & Home Broken cases||25.00||Low|
|Being Mugged & Robbed cases||19.90||Very Low|
|Car stolen cases||16.07||Very Low|
|Thing from car stolen cases||23.97||Low|
|Being Attacked worries||16.58||Very Low|
|Being insulted worries||20.92||Low|
|Being attacked based on Religion & colour worries||15.40||Very Low|
|Using & Dealing in Drugs Cases||19.70||Very Low|
|Violent Crime such as Armed Robbery||16.92||Very Low|
Famous Airport of Armenia
The only two airports in Armenia provide commercial airline service
Shirak International Airport which serves Gyumri city in Shirak Province and other is Zvartnots International Airport which serves Yerevan city.
Top Destinations of Armenia
Armenia is a country of historical and cultural heritage. Some of the best places to visit in Armenia are Yerevan, Sevanavank Monastery, Sevan Lake, Mount Aragats, Amberd Fortress, Karahunj Observatory, and Khor Virap.
Area of Armenia
According to an estimate, the total area of Armenia is almost 29,743 sq. kilometre
GDP of Armenia
In 2017, the estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Armenia was 11.54 billion which 0.02% of the total World’s economy.
Sports of Armenia
Armenian people love sports like football, basketball, volleyball, and hockey. Furthermore, this country takes parts in the Olympics also in track and field, swimming, diving, judo, and weightlifting.