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Where is Armenia

Discover Armenia, a captivating land in the Armenian Highlands of West Asia, nestled south of the Caucasus mountain range. Bordered by Turkey, Georgia, Iran, and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan. Uncover the enduring legacy of Armenia (with Yerevan as its heart), validated by its presence on ancient Babylonian clay maps, solidifying its status as one of the world's oldest nations.

Armenia is a landlocked country in the Armenian Highlands of West Asia, located just south of the Caucasus mountain range. It is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north and east, and Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan (historically part of Armenia up to 1921 but transferred to Azerbaijan by the Bolsheviks) to the south. Armenia has a total area of 29,743 square kilometers (11,484 square miles) and a population of about 3 million people. The capital and largest city is Yerevan, situated along the Hrazdan River, it is the administrative, cultural, and industrial center of the country.




 Satellite style map of Armenia by Maphill


One of the three countries marked on the Babylonian clay slab-map (dates to no earlier than the 9th century BC (with a late 8th or 7th date being more likely)) is Armenia, which comes to prove once again that Armenia is one of the oldest countries on earth!




In Yerevan, copies of this map can be found, with one located in Republic Square and another in Saryan Park

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