Republic of Armenia | Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun
Armenia is a small country in the Caucasus region which straddles both Europe and Asia. Armenia borders Turkey to the west, Azerbaijan to the east, Georgia to the north, and Iran and Nakhchivan (exclave of Azerbaijan) to the south.
For a handy article, check out: Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia – In Europe or Asia?
Armenia Travel Information & Key Points
General points to know about the country of Armenia – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more, whether you’re traveling there or not.
Capital: Yerevan (& largest city)
Population: 3 million (2017 estimate)
Language(s): Armenian, Greek, Kurdish, Russian
President: Armen Sarkissian
Prime Minister: Nikol Pashinyan
Currency: Dram (֏) (AMD)
Area: 29,743 km2 (11,484 mi2)
Dialing Code: +374
Time Zone: Armenian Time “AMT” (UTC+4)
Demonym: Armenian (what is a demonym?)
Endonym: Hayastan (their name for their country)
Emergency Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)
Drinking Age: 18 to purchase
Smoking Age: 18 to purchase
Age of Consent: 16
Drives on the: Right
Electricity & Adapter: 230 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / F (define)
ISO Country Code: AM