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flag Armenia Armenia: Introduction

Capital: Yerevan


Total Population: 2,976,566
Natural Increase: 0.3%
Density: 105 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 63.0%
Population of main cities including suburbs: Yerevan (1,246,000); Gyumri (150,000); Vanadzor (100,000); Vagharshapat (60,000); Hrazdan (50,000).
Ethnic Origins: Armenian 97.9%, Yezidi 1.3%, Russian 0.5%, other 0.3%.
Official Language: Armenian
Other Languages Spoken: Russian is spoken by almost all Armenians due to the proximity with Russia.


Business Language(s): Business language within the country is Armenian. If commercial activities concern foreign countries, English is used. Due to proximity, Russian is also used.
Religion: Armenian Apostolic 95%, other Christians 4% (Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox), Yezidi (monotheist with elements of nature worship) 1%.
Literacy Rate: 99.4%

Local Time:

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National Currency: Armenian Dram (AMD)

Country Overview

Area: 29,740 km²
Type of State: Armenia is a republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy: A young republic with a positive economic growth, member of the WTO and CIS..
A developing country eager to attract foreign investment thanks to positive economic reforms and which is open to market economy.
HDI*: 0.731/1
HDI (World Rank): 87/187

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From Armenia, Dial 00
To Make a Call to Armenia, Dial +374 (followed by the city code).
Internet Suffix: .am
Computers: 31.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 18.8 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 39.2 per 100 Inhabitants

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20092010201120122013
Imports of Goods (million USD) 3,3213,7494,1454,2614,477
Exports of Goods (million USD) 7101,0411,3341,4281,480
Imports of Services (million USD) 8399851,1111,1301,162
Exports of Services (million USD) 580750800797825

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization - Last Available Data.

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