Population of main cities including suburbs:
Yerevan (1,246,000); Gyumri (150,000); Vanadzor (100,000); Vagharshapat (60,000); Hrazdan (50,000).
Armenian 97.9%, Yezidi 1.3%, Russian 0.5%, other 0.3%.
Other Languages Spoken:
Russian is spoken by almost all Armenians due to the proximity with Russia.
Business language within the country is Armenian. If commercial activities concern foreign countries, English is used. Due to proximity, Russian is also used.
Armenian Apostolic 95%, other Christians 4% (Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox), Yezidi (monotheist with elements of nature worship) 1%.
It is %T:%M %A In Yerevan
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National Currency: Armenian Dram (AMD)
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 (World Rank):
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.
To Make a Call From Armenia, Dial 00
To Make a Call to Armenia, Dial +374 (followed by the city code).
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