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Republic of Armenia
Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն
Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun  (Armenian)
Anthem: 
Մեր Հայրենիք
Mer Hayrenik
"Our Fatherland"
Location of Armenia
Capital
and largest city
Yerevan
40°11′N44°31′E / 40.183°N 44.517°E / 40.183; 44.517
Official languagesArmenian[1]
Ethnic groups(2011)
ReligionArmenian Apostolic Church[4]
DemonymArmenian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[5][6][7]
Serzh Sargsyan
Ara Babloyan
Karen Karapetyan
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation and independence
• Traditional date
2492 BC
1500–1290 BC
14th century–1190 BC
860–590 BC
6th century BC
190 BC[12]
52–428
885–1045
1198–1375

28 May 1918
• Independence from the Soviet Union
23 August 1990b
21 September 1991c
26 December 1991d
21 December 1991
2 March 1992
Area
• Total
29,743 km2 (11,484 sq mi) (138th)
• Water (%)
4.71[13]
Population
• 2016 estimate
2,924,816[14]
• 2011 census
Decrease 3,018,854[15][16] (134th)
• Density
101.5/km2 (262.9/sq mi) (99th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$27.212 billion[17]
• Per capita
$9,098[17]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$11.037 billion[17]
• Per capita
$3,690[17]
Gini (2013)31.5[18]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.743[19]
high · 84th
CurrencyDram (֏) (AMD)
Time zoneAMT(UTC+4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+374
Patron saintSt. Gregory
ISO 3166 codeAM
Internet TLD.am.հայ
  1. Reformed orthography.[20]
  2. Declared sovereignty.
  3. Declared independence via a referendum
  4. Independence was officially widely recognized after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The current constitution was adopted on 5 July 1995.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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