Armenia flag information
Description flag of Armenia
three equal horizontal bands of red (top), blue and orange
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Official country name
Republic of Armenia
Hayastani Hanrapetut'yun (long)
Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, Armenian Republic
Armenian(s) (noun) Hayastan (adjective)
Armenian 97.7%, Yezidi 1%, Russian 0.9%, other 0.4% (2001 census)
2,968,586 ranked 139, (data 2008)
landlocked in the Lesser Caucasus Mountains; Sevana Lich (Lake Sevan) is the largest lake in this mountain range. The lowest point is Debed River 400 m.
Coastline 0 km.
1,254km, Azerbaijan-proper 566 km, Azerbaijan-Naxcivan exclave 221 km, Georgia 164 km, Iran 35 km, Turkey 268 km.
11 provinces (marzer, singular - marz); Aragatsotn, Ararat, Armavir, Geghark'unik', Kotayk', Lorri, Shirak, Syunik', Tavush, Vayots' Dzor, Yerevan
21 September 1991 (from Soviet Union)