Armenia

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About Country

Capital
Yerevan
Population
Approximately 2.96 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
104 people per square kilometer
GDP
$13.94 billion (2020 estimate)
Language
Armenian is the official language
Currency
Armenian dram
National Dish
Khorovats (grilled meat, usually pork or lamb, served with vegetables and lavash bread)
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Armenia, with the Armenian Apostolic Church being the national church
Climate
Armenia has a highland continental climate, with hot summers and cold winters
Main Industries
Mining, textiles, food processing, and chemical production
Level of Development
Armenia is considered a middle-income country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 88 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 29,743 square kilometers

Unearth the treasures of Armenia 🇦🇲, a land of ancient monasteries ⛪, breathtaking landscapes 🏞️, and mouthwatering cuisine 🍽️. Explore its rich history, diverse culture, and warm hospitality as you embark on a captivating journey through this remarkable country.

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Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Armenia include:

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    The Tatev Monastery, a 9th-century monastery located on a cliff overlooking the Vorotan River Gorge.

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    Lake Sevan, the largest lake in Armenia and one of the largest high-altitude lakes in the world.

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    The Garni Temple, a 1st-century Hellenistic temple dedicated to the sun god Mithra.

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    The Geghard Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built into a cliffside.

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    The Matenadaran, a museum and research institute dedicated to Armenian manuscripts.

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    The Republic Square, the central square of Yerevan and a popular gathering place for locals and tourists.

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    The Khor Virap Monastery, a 17th-century monastery that offers stunning views of Mount Ararat.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Armenia has to offer. Visitors to the country can also enjoy hiking, skiing, and sampling the local cuisine, which includes dishes such as dolma (stuffed grape leaves) and lavash (flatbread).

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