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Armenia - Info  Original Name: Hayastani Hanrapetut'yun (Republic of Armenia)
Armenia - Info  Government: President
Armenia - Info  Guidance: Prime-minister
Armenia - Info  Politic System: Praesidialrepublik since 1991, condition since July 1995 in strength. Right to vote starting from 18 years. In chamber parliament with 131 seats. Selection every 4 years. Step-by-step selection of the head of state every 5 years..
Armenia - Info  National surface : 29.800 qkm (Worldrange 138)
Armenia - Info  Arrangement : 10 Regions, 1 city with regional status - Yerevan, 21 Cities
Armenia - Info  Capital : Yerevan
Armenia - Info  Official language : Armenian
Armenia - Info  State religion: Armenian-apostolic
Armenia - Info  Currency: 1 dram = 100 lumas
Armenia - Info  Population : 3.213.000 /10.2001/
Armenia - Info  Population density : 126,4 peoples a qkm
Armenia - Info  Ethnical composition of the population: Armenian 97,89%; Yezid, Russian and others 2,11%.

Armenia - Business Info  Constitution Of Republic Armenia
Armenia - Business Info  Population /PDF - 502 KB/ | Diaspora
Armenia - Business Info  Macroeconomic /PDF-russian/

Armenia - Info  Largest cities: Yerevan 1,283,000; Gyumri 163,000; Vanadzor 76,000
Armenia - Info  Geographical features: highest mountain --> Aragac 4090 m; longest river --> Aras (section) 914 km; largest lake --> Sewansee 1417 qkm.
Armenia - Info  Geographie: Geography: Armenia is a mountain country and almost completely by the Auslaeufern of the small Caucasus is taken, whose name is deceptive over the height of its summits. Fissured and gone out volcanos as well as lava plateaus, which pulled through from deep ravines become, coin/shape the landscape. Besides the country is earthquake-endangered, which shows that the gebirgsbildung is not yet final.
Armenia - Info  Ressources:: Copper, zinc, molybdenum, agricultural products, winewine/wine, water power
Armenia - Info  Time belt: MEZ +4 hour
Armenia - Info  Birthrate: ever 1000 humans: 13.3 (world average 25,0).
Armenia - Info  Death rate: ever 1000 humans: 6.5 (world average 9,3).
Armenia - Info  Country calling code: +374
Armenia - Info  City Area Telephone Codes: Yerevan +374 10; Gyumri +374 312; Vanadzor +374 322; Hrazdan +374 223; Armavir +374 237; Kapan +374 285; Gavar +374 264; Artashat +374 235; Charentsavan +374 226; Dilijan +374 268; Alaverdi +374 253; Artik +374 244; Goris +374 284; Ijevan +374 263 ; Stepanavan +374 256; Ararat +374 238;
+374 471 Stepanakert; Martakert +374 474; Hadrut +374 475; Askeran +374 476; Shushi +374 477; Kashatagh +374 477 32; Martuni +374 478;
Armenia - Info  Mobile Telephone Codes/Operators:
ArmenTel: +374 91, 92 | K-Telecom: +374 93, 94 | NK Mobile network +374 97;

Armenia - Info  Health/social: By natural catastrophes and large treks of refugees the position continued to worsen also in social and health-political area. There are earthquake victims and disabled veterans over 100.000 obstructed, above all. The public health besides by high cigarette consumption is impaired.
Armenia - Info   Education: Compulsory schooling of 6-17 years. 14 universities or comparable mechanisms with approx. 36,000 students.
Armenia - Info  Currency: The Armenian national currency is the Dram. 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 5000, 20000 and 50000 dram notes are used. Foreign exchange is not a problem in Armenia . Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks and currency exchange points throughout the city. There is no limitation on the amount of money exchanged. No commission is charged.
Armenia - Info   Army: Compulsory military service. In Armenia 43,000 Russian soldiers are stationed. Proportion of the military expenditure of the national budget: 6-7%. Officially go-eats to 23.09.1991. It existed by law already at present the independent republic. Red blue for the country, orange for the courage of the people is for the bloody liberty fight.
Armenia - Info   National anthem:  Text Mikael Nalbandian, melody Parsegh Ganatchian.

Armenia - Info   Short historical info:
Already in the 3. Century christianisiert, was conquered the country at the ethnical boundary between Slawen and Muslims by Romans, Persern, Arabs, Mongols and Russians. 1828 incorporated Russia the north of the country. 1915 deport Turk-Goverment Armenian from the border area into the mesopotamian desert, over one million humans came around 1918/19 independently, the country 1920 by the Bolschiwiki one transferred and 1922 to the USSR one integrated. The conflict around Mountain-Karabach, a Armenian-Christian enclave in the Muslim Azerbaijan, escalated 1988 to the war with Azerbaijan. 1994 were achieved after large Armenian conquests an armistice. The 1991 selected president Ter-Petrossjan agreed a peace plan of the OSZE, over which also Azerbaijan was ready to talk. Ter-Petrossjan had to resign. Its successor became 1998 a hard liner from Karabach, with which the peace plan is again in question placed. With regard to foreign policy isolated the country suffers from an economic crisis, which is intensified by a blockade of Azerbaijan and Turkey. Turkey permits only connections over the airway.

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