Asked by: Dave Bayaasked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020
What part of the world is Armenia located?
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In respect to this, what part of the world is Armenia in?
Likewise, is there a country called Armenia today? The modern Republic of Armenia became independent in 1991 during the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Armenia recognises the Armenian Apostolic Church, the world's oldest national church, as the country's primary religious establishment.
Hereof, is Armenia a part of Europe or Asia?
Geographically, Armenia is in the South Caucasus region between Europe and Asia. Linguistically, Armenia is more of a European country. Most European languages belong to the Indo-European language family. Armenians have their own subset of the Indo-European languages.
Is Armenia a poor country?
Poverty. 48.9% of Armenians live in poverty and five out of ten are extremely poor, with rural people being particularly vulnerable to poverty. Armenia's poorest people are concentrated along the nation's borders, in mountain areas and in earthquake zones.