Armenia, officially known as The Republic of Armenia, is located in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Turkey (west), Georgia (north), the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan (east), and Iran (south). It is a democratic nation state with an ancient cultural heritage. It is not very large, with 11,484 square miles. Armenia declared independence from the Soviet Union August 23, 1990.

General Information
Official Name: 
Republic of Armenia, Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն (Hayastani Hanrapetutyun)
Capitol: 
Yerevan
Population: 
3,294,000
Languages: 
Armenian
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
29,743
Year of UN Membership: 
1992
Year of Present State Formation: 
1990
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$11.216 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$6,540 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
4.60 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.73
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
30.90
Unemployment: 
16.00%
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Landlocked Developing Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Eastern European Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ADB: Asian Development Bank
BSEC: Black Sea Economic Cooperation Zone
CD: Community of Democracies
CoEu: Council of Europe
CIS: Commonwealth of Independent States
CSTO: Collective Security Treaty Organization
EAEC: Eurasian Economic Community
EAPC: Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
GCTU: General Confederation of Trade Unions
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
OAS: Organization of American States
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PFP: Partnership for Peace
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
UNIFIL: UN Interim Force in Lebanon
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
119 East 36th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-9079
(212) 686-3934
armmissionun@mfa.am
Nearest Transit Stop: 
33rd Street
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