Armenia is a landlocked country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Armenia is bordered by Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan to the east, Iran and Azerbaijan's exclave of Nakhchivan to the south, and Turkey to the west. Armenia lies between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. The capital and largest city of Armenia is Yerevan. The second largest city is Gyumri.
Armenia is a unitary, multi-party, democratic nation-state with an ancient and historic culture. The Kingdom of Armenia was the first state in the world to adopt Christianity as its official religion in 301 AD. The modern Armenian state was founded in 1918, when the Armenian people were able to exercise their right to self-determination for the first time in centuries.
Armenia is a member of the Eurasian Economic Union, the Council of Europe and the Collective Security Treaty Organization. Armenia has diplomatic relations with over 100 countries and is a founding member of the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the World Trade Organization.
The people of Armenia have their own unique culture and identity. The Armenian language is one of the oldest living languages in the world. Armenian literature dates back to the 5th century AD. Armenian architecture is world-renowned and Armenian cuisine is mouth-watering.
Armenia is a beautiful country with a rich and vibrant culture. If you ever have the chance to visit Armenia, you will not be disappointed.
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