National Symbols

National Flag

The flag is tricolor with three horizontal and equal alternating stripes of red, blue and orange(from top to bottom). The correlation between the width and length of the flag is 1/2.

The Coat of Arms

The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia is as follows: On a shield, positioned in the center, Mount Ararat is represented with Noah’s Arch and the coats of arms of the four royal dynasties of the historical Armenia: from top to left – that of the Bargratunides, from top to right – that of the Arshakounides, from bottom to left – that of Artashesides, from bottom to right – that of the Rubenides. The shield is upheld by an eagle (on the left) and lion (on the right). There is a sword, as well as a branch of a tree, a bundle of spikes, a chain and a ribbon pictured below the shield. Golden is the main color of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia.

                                                     Where is Armenia Situated?

Armenia (the official name – The Republic of Armenia), alongside with Iran, China, Greece, Egypt and Japan, belongs to the six ancient countries which has survived thousands of years. Besides Armenia is the first country to adopt Christianity as state religion(. It is situated in the west Asia, in the south of Caucasus. It borders with Georgia (the length of the border is 219 km), Azerbayjan (566 km), Iran (44km), Turkey (311 km).Armenia is 29.743 square km. The capital city of Armenia is Yerevan. It is 300 square km. The state language is Armenian.The Republic of Armenia occupies a territory of 29 800 sq. km, lying at an average altitude of 1800 m above sea level. The highest point is Mount Aragats (4090 m), while the lowest point is the valley of the Debed River (400 m).The surface of Lake Sevan is 4.890 square km, the height from the sea level is 1900 m.According to the general census of 2019, the population of Armenia is 3 million, 1.1 million of which is residented in Yerevan.
The Republic of Armenia is the only country in the former USSR which has practically monoethnic population (98.6% Armenians). 92.6% of the population belongs to Armenian Apostolic Church. The major national minorities in Armenia are Yezidis, Russians, Assyrians, Greeks, Jews and others.