- Officially: The Republic of Armenia
- Capital: Yerevan
- Population: 3.0 million (2018)
- Less than 15 years old: 20.0%
- More than 65 years old: 11.2%
- Major languages: Armenian, Russian
- Major religion: Christianity
- Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 78 years (women)
- Main exports: Diamonds, machinery, foodstuffs
- Located in Eastern Europe.
- Many consider Armenia to be part of Asia.
- Area: 29,743 sq km (11,484 sq miles)
- A landlocked country with Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, and Azerbaijan to the east.
- An ancient, millennia-old civilization amidst stark mountain landscapes and remote canyons
- Home to amazing world heritage sites and monasteries
- A wonderfully laid back and friendly culture
- Canadians require a visa to visit Armenia (2019)
- Citizens from many other countries do not require a visa.
- E-visa from Armenia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Yerevan – Armenia’s capital
- Caucasus region’s most laid-back city
- Great places to eat
- The country’s principal attractions
- Khor Virap – The most photographed place in Armenia
- Lake Sevan – A beautiful mountain lake
- The land border between Georgia and Armenia is open. (2019)
- Must purchase vehicle insurance for Armenia.
Safety and Security
Note: Canada maintains consular offices in Yerevan, serviced from Moscow. Many other countries do not have an embassy or consular staff in Armenia.