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flag Armenia Armenia: Introduction

Capital: Yerevan


Total Population: 2,924,816
Natural Increase: 0.3%
Density: 103 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 62.6%
Population of main cities: Yerevan (1,071,500); Gyumri (119,000); Vanadzor (83,400); Vagharshapat (46,800); Abovyan (44,300); Kapan (42,800); Hrazdan (41,700)
Ethnic Origins: Approximately 98% Armenian, 1% Yezidi and 1% other (including Russian)
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:

It is %T:%M %A In Yerevan

Exchange Rate on :

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*: 0.733/1
HDI (World Rank): 85/188

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.


Low: 3°  |  High: 11°

Humidity: 70%  |  Wind: 6.44 km/h
Sunrise: 7:35 am  |  Sunset: 6:54 pm

Source: Yahoo Weather, Yerevan


Telephone Code:
To call from Armenia, dial 00
To call 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
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20122013201420152016
Imports of Goods (million USD) 4,2614,3864,4243,2543,293
Exports of Goods (million USD) 1,3801,4791,5471,4871,783
Imports of Services (million USD) 1,4791,6111,6861,5491,734
Exports of Services (million USD) 1,3761,4931,5941,4841,610

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2017


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Last Updates: February 2018