Armenia is located in southern Transcaucasia and is also known as
the Republic of Armenia. Covering an area of 29,800 square
kilometers, the country has a population of 32l million, of whom 93%
are Armenian, with the other people including Russians, Kurds, and
Ukrainians. Residents are Christian. The official language is
Armenian, and the population speaks Russian. The currency is the
Drum. The capital is Yerevan (Yerevan).
From the top down, the flag is composed of three parallel red, blue,
and orange rectangles.
In the ninth to sixth century BC, the country was established as
slavery Houradou. From the sixth to third century BC, a large
Armenian State was established in between Turkey and Iran after the
two were divided. From 1804 to 1828, the two Russian-Iranian wars in
Iran failed, and the territory originally occupied by Iran in East
Armenia was incorporated into Russia. On January 29, 1920, the
Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic was established. In May 1922,
Armenia joined the Transcaucasian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic,
and, the same year, on December 30, it joined the Soviet Union. On
February 30, 1936, Armenia became a Soviet republic. On August 23,
1990, the country changed its name to "the Republic of Armenia." On
September 21, 1991, Armenia officially became independent.
Economic and Cultural Customs
Industry dominates the economy, primarily metallurgy, machinery
manufacturing, petroleum, chemical industry, light industry, and the
food industry. Agriculture includes grain, potatoes, grapes, and the
primary cash crops are tobacco, sugar beets, and geranium.
Armenians entertaining guests like to use burning grape sticks to
boil mutton strings. The implementation of the traditional
patriarchal family means, especially for women, very strict control
of behavior. Marriage generally requires parental consent.