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Armenian Apostolic (92.6%)
Jehovah's Witness (0.1%)
Bodies of Water:
(94.8% land, 5.2% water)
0 km (Landlocked)
Aragats Lerrnagagat’ (4,090 m)
Debed River (400 m)
Heads of State:
President Armen Sarkissian
Head of Government:
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan
21 September 1991 (from the Soviet Union)
GDP Per Capita
$1 (USD) = AMD (Dram)482.73
It is highly offensive to make a fist and insert your thumb between the index and middle fingers.
Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity as a state religion in 301 CE. The most prominent sect of Christianity is the Armenian Apostolic Church.
Music is one of the most important parts of Armenian culture. The best known traditional Armenian instrument is the duduk.
Carpets from Armenia have historically been known to be of high quality.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/am.html (Majority of information)
http://armstat.am/file/article/sv_03_13a_520.pdf (Ethnic and religious group information)
http://armstat.am/file/doc/99485583.pdf (Gyumri population)
http://www.armstat.am/file/article/nasel_01.01.2016.pdf (Yerevan population)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 25 October 2016