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Country profile: Armenia

Location: Southwestern Asia, east of Turkey
Climate: highland continental, hot summers, cold winters
Terrain: Armenian Highland with mountains; little forest land; fast flowing rivers; good soil in Aras River valley
Size: 29800 sq. km total (Land area: 28400 sq. km  Water area: 1400
Population: 2,968,586
Languages: Armenian 97.7%, Yezidi 1%, Russian 0.9%, other 0.4% (2001 census)
Government: republic
Capital city: Yerevan
Legal system: based on civil law system; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction
Currency: dram (AMD)

Country profile

The Caucasus region sits between the Black Sea on the West and the Caspian Sea on the East, and comprises the newly independent states of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. Since 2004, these three countries have been included in the EU’s Neighborhood Policy .

Energy production and consumption

Oil Gas
Production:  N/A  
Consumption: 40,000 bbl/day (2005) 2 bbl/day (2005)
Imports: 41,240 bbl/day (2005) 2 bbl/day (2005)
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