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Armenia is a nation, and former Soviet republic, in the
mountainous Caucasus region straddling Asia and Europe. Among the
earliest Christian civilizations, it’s defined by religious sites
including the reconstructed Greco-Roman Temple of Garni and 4th-century
Etchmiadzin Cathedral, headquarters of the Armenian Church. Another
pilgrimage site is Khor Virap Monastery, in the foothills of Mt. Ararat,
just across the border with Turkey.

Capital: Yerevan | International Code: AM

Population: 2.977 million | Language: Armenian

Currency: Armenian dram | Dialing Code:

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