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Armenia Flag The Republic of Armenia is a landlocked country in the Caucasus region, on the boundary between eastern Europe and western Asia. It shares land borders with Azerbaijan, Georgia, Georgia, Russia, and Turkey.

As of 2008, the population of Armenia was estimated as being 3,249,500. The country's capital and largest city is Yerevan, which, as of 2009, had an estimated population of 1,111,300, with a total of 1,245,700 people living in the combined city and surrounding metropolitan area.

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Armenia Country Details


Country Name Armenia
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Eastern Europe
Flag Armenia Flag
Principal Language Armenian
Capital Yerevan
Major Towns/Cities
  • Gyumri
  • Hrazdan
  • Vagharshapat
  • Vanadzor
  • Yerevan (Capital)


  • Web Sites about Armenia


    Yerevan Opera House, Yerevan, Armenia
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    Ruins of Erebuni fortress, Yerevan, Armenia

    Books about Armenia


    Here are some books about travel to Armenia:

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    Lonely Planet Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet, Tom Masters & John Noble

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    Lonely Planet Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the historic winding lanes of Old Town, Georgia, slow down in Azerbaijan at an outdoor cafe, and take in the views at Armenia's mountaintop monasteries; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan and begin your journey now!

    Inside the Lonely Planet Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan Travel Guide:

    Colour maps and images throughout

    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, landscape, architecture, greetings, etiquette
    • Over 52 colour maps
    • Covers Georgia, Tbilisi, Abkhazia, Adjara, Great Cauasus, Kakheti, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Armenia, Terevan, Azerbaijan, Baku, Naxcivan, Nagorno-Karabakh and more.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards winner in Favorite Travel Guide category for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

    Armenia. Tourism catalog: Discover beautiful places in Armenia (Travel Guide)
    By Vladimir Stepanyan

    Independently published
    Paperback (56 pages)

    Armenia. Tourism catalog: Discover beautiful places in Armenia (Travel Guide)
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    Welcome to Armenia! Armenia tourism catalog is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. We hope, that this guide-book will be helpful for tourist. Visit this ancient and new Armenia. This book introduce you most popular Armenian places. This country having a rich present and past. You will see many churches and other architectural monuments.
    Armenia: with Nagorno Karabagh (Bradt Travel Guides)
    By Deirdre Dr Holding

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    Armenia: with Nagorno Karabagh (Bradt Travel Guides)
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    • Globe Pequot Press
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    Armenia has a fascinating history, a vibrant culture and magnificent landscapes - a land strewn with prehistoric sites, medieval monasteries and intricately carved cross-stones, and the most luscious apricots in the world. This completely updated edition of Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh provides the entire practical and background information needed to explore not only the best-known sites but also off the beaten track Armenia.

    Lonely Planet Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet & Michael Kohn

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (328 pages)

    Lonely Planet Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the romance of Georgia's past at Tbilisi Old Town, take a long trip to the Svaneti villages, or hear your voice echo in Geghard; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture, politics, landscapes, and cuisine
    • Over 46 local maps
    • Useful features - including Top Experiences, If You Like (activity guide), and Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar)
    • Coverage of Baku, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Svaneti, Quba, Kazbegi, Abkhazia, Adjara, Kakheti, Naxcivan, Nagorno-Karabakh, Ismayilli, Samtskhe-Javakheti, the Great Caucasus, Gyumri, Zaqatala, Telavi, Geghard, Lahic, Haghpat, Sanahin, and more

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, John Noble, Michael Kohn, and Danielle Systermans.

    About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

    TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

    'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

    'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

    Armenia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
    By Susan Solomon

    Brand: Kuperard
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    Armenia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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    Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships. Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include: * customs, values, and traditions * historical, religious, and political background * life at home * leisure, social, and cultural life * eating and drinking * do's, don'ts, and taboos * business practices * communication, spoken and unspoken
    Armenia
    By Reise Know-How Verlag

    Reise Know-How Verlag
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    Armenia
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    Armenia and Karabakh: The Stone Garden Travel Guide
    By Matthew Karanian (Author-Photographer)

    Stone Garden Productions
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    Armenia and Karabakh: The Stone Garden Travel Guide
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    Armenia has a rich culture and a history that transcends its current borders and dates back 3,000 years. The essence and spirit of this ancient nation is magnificently captured in words and photos in "Armenia and Karabakh: The Stone Garden Travel Guide."

    "Armenia and Karabakh" is unique as the largest and most colorful guidebook available for these countries. This is also the ONLY travel guide that specializes ONLY in Armenia and Karabakh. Its 320 pages are filled with more than 140 vibrant color images, and 27 detailed color maps. The text -- which is written in a conversational tone that's easy to read-- is comprehensive and filled with the wisdom of authors who are as comfortable in Armenia as they are when they are traveling back home in the US.

    This is the only travel book on Armenia that is truly an "insider's guide." This is because its author Matthew Karanian, and its photographer Robert Kurkjian, have each lived, worked, and traveled throughout the region for nearly two decades. They spent year after year researching and updating this edition. As a result of their time spent, all of the travel research in this book is original, and when the book recommends a site, or suggests a travel route, it's because the authors have actually been there and know what's worth seeing and what's worth avoiding.

    Visitors will find that this book is essential gear when traveling throughout Armenia and Karabakh, in the villages, as well as in the cities. This guide is indispensable in helping travelers make the best choices when deciding where to go, what to see, and where to eat and sleep.

    Short term visitors who don't speak Armenian will be able to communicate with the assistance of the glossary of phrases. Travelers who have never been to Armenia, and also those who have made a dozen trips, will find the information about the country's historic sites to be equally fascinating and readable. Nature and conservation are also featured prominently. "Armenia and Karabakh" is still the only guide to the region that emphasizes environmental awareness and conservation as a primary focus for visitors.

    The book's beautiful photography and intriguing background information makes this a book for armchair travelers, too. The photographs were all created during the research for the book, and they will help the traveler determine where to visit. In addition to being a valuable field guide for seasoned travelers this book is also an ideal introduction to the region with lots of intriguing facts and interesting anecdotes about the land and people.

    This quality paperback has a durable binding and is a standard 5.375 x 8.375 inches to easily fit into your backpack while you are traveling. Detailed and full color maps, prepared by the American University of Armenia, cover every region of Armenia. Accurate street maps are included for every major city and town. Color tabs make it easy to locate information in any of the book's nine chapters.

    Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh, 2nd: The Bradt Travel Guide
    By Nicholas Holding

    Brand: Bradt Travel Guides
    Paperback (248 pages)

    Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh, 2nd: The Bradt Travel Guide
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    This guide is still the only one in English to offer comprehensive information on travel in Armenia, a destination well worth visiting in its own right. This rural retreat enjoys an astonishingly well-preserved legacy of monastic buildings, often set in magnificent locations. Nicholas Holding covers a wide spectrum of activities that give Armenia a huge potential for visitors, including birding, hiking, the arts, architectural tours, botanical trips, angling, horseriding, and caving.
     
    Features include:
     
    *A variety of sections with strong appeal to visitors: architecture, wildlife, religion, and culture
    *Vital practical details on visas, red tape, land border crossings, health, and safety, plus useful words and phrases
    *Full and half-day excursions from the capital, Yerevan
    *The territory of Nagorno Karabagh
     
     
    Armenia Travel Journal: Perfect Size 100 Page Notebook Diary
    By CreativeJournals

    CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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    Armenia Travel Journal: Perfect Size 100 Page Notebook Diary
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    Lightweight and perfect for traveling, this soft cover notebook journal is ideal for tucking into a full bag or suitcase. The cover is a glossy finish so that you can easily wipe it off (if it ends up covered in something delicious-tasting, or lands in a mud puddle ;) Keep your memories for longer by journalling them in your Armenia travel journal. A nice affordable travel notebook designed with the traveler in mind. This would make a great gift for the traveler in your life. Bon voyage!
    Learn to Read Armenian in 5 Days
    By Alex Hakobyan

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    Learn to Read Armenian in 5 Days
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    Learning to read a language with a foreign alphabet can be an intimidating challenge. Even before you can start to study the vocabulary and grammar, you must first decipher this strange new script.

    But learning a new alphabet does not have to be so difficult.

    Other language courses start by showing a table of the alphabet and then immediately proceed to dialogues and grammatical descriptions. This is not the ideal way to teach a foreign alphabet, and this approach causes many students to get frustrated and give up before they start.

    Instead of that approach, Learn to Read Armenian in 5 Days teaches each letter of the Armenian alphabet in a systematic way while providing enough practice along the way to ensure the student learns the entire alphabet.

    With this system you will be able to read the Armenian alphabet in only 5 days or less!

    In addition to the alphabet, this course teaches more than 150 real Armenian words that were carefully selected to be of maximum benefit to beginning language students. These are the words that you need right away.

    Order a copy of Learn to Read Armenian in 5 Days today and start to enjoy the language and culture of Armenia in a way that only reading the language makes possible.


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