Armenia

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Armenia on World Map

Continent – Asia

Region – Western Asia

Size – 29,800 km²

Geography – Mountainous

Language – Armenian, Yezidi, Russian

Religion – 97% Armenian Apostolic 2% Islam, Judaism, Protestant, Roman Catholic

Monetary Unit – Dram

Natural Resources – Gold, copper, zinc, aluminium, molybdenum, bauxite

Agriculture – fruit (especially grapes), vegetables; livestock

Industry – diamond-processing, metal-cutting machine tools, forging-pressing machines, electric motors, tires, knitted wear, hosiery, shoes, silk fabric, chemicals, trucks, instruments, microelectronics, jewelry manufacturing, software development, food processing, brandy

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Neighbouring Countries – Georgia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkey

Population – 3,060,631 (2014)

Population Growth Rate – 0.1%

Average Life Expectancy – 72.1

Capital City – Yerevan (population 1,060,138)

Highest Mountain – Aragats (4,095 m)

Longest River – Aras (1,072 km)

Climate – cold, snowy winters -9°C to 10°C and  warm, dry summers 14°C to 34°C

Yearly Rainfall – 32 cm approx

 

Plant Life – 3500+ species of plants including oak, beech, pine, marshland, alpine species, wild grain, desert plants, apricot, apple, pear, cherry, mazzard, plum, pomegranate, grape

Animal Life – wild Armenian goat, deer, wild ram, leopard, Caucasian bear, lynx, wildcat, Reed wildcat, wild Boar, porcupine, squirrel, jackal, mole, prairie dog, marten, royal stag, nutria

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2015). Armenia. Available: http://www.naturalhistoryonthenet.com/Facts_Figures/Country_Facts/armenia.htm. Last accessed Monday, July 18, 2016

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