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ARMENIA – FACT SHEET

GENERAL

Capital

Yerevan

Area

29,743 Sq.Km (Country)

Current Weather

Maximum temperature: 40 C
Minimum temperature : minus 25 C

Population

2.9 million

Languages (with %age of speakers, if available)

Armenian (100%), Russian (60-70%); others (2%)

Religions (with % age, if available)

Armenian Apostolic Church (96%); Russian Orthodox (2%); others (2%)

Currency

Armenian Dram (AMD)

Exchange rate with US$ & INR (February 2016)

1 USD = AMD 484 (approx)
1 INR = AMD 7.13 (approx)

Political structure

Presidential – Parliamentary form of Government; nationwide referendum (December 2015) overwhelmingly voted in favour of transformation into Parliamentary form of Governance next Parliamentary elections in 2018.

Head of State 
(President)

H.E. Mr. Serzh Sargsyan

Head of Government (Prime Minister)

H.E. Mr. Karen Karapetyan

Minister of Foreign Affairs

H.E. Mr. Edward Nalbandian

 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Economy (2016)

 

GDP at market price

US$ 10.5 bn (growth rate 3.5%)

GDP per Capita

US$ 3,924.9 (approx)

Total Trade

US$ 4.9 bn

Imports

US$ 3.2 bn.

Exports

US$ 1.8 bn.

Bilateral Trade
(Jan - Nov 2015)

US$ 73.5 mn.

Imports from India

US$ 71.8 mn.

Exports to India

US$ 1.7 mn.

 
 
 


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