Frequently Asked Questions
Armenian is the official language of Armenia. It is an Indo-European language with a unique alphabet introduced in 405 AD by Mesrop Mashtots. Besides the Armenian language, most of the Armenians speak English and Russian.
Yes, Armenia is rich in historical heritage, amazing sightseeing, wonderful monuments, hospitable and kind people, delicious food and drinks, talented artists and breathtaking atmosphere. As regards the other aspects, thanks to the new government, Armenia is becoming richer day by day.
Armenia is one of the safest countries in the whole world, as there were never any acts of terror in Armenia, it is free of ISIS, and even Armenian revolution 2018 was called Velvet Revolution, as there was not a single death during the revolution of love, against the government.
Yes, Armenia can even compete with other developed European countries, as nearly all the European customs, traditions, good habits are used in Armenia. Being situated on the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Armenia took the best from these two continents.
Armenians dress like in most European countries. Everyday Armenian clothing includes jeans, t-shirts, skirts, trousers, sweaters… it depends on the weather. You do not have to worry about what to wear in Armenia, as it is quite ok to have anything on in Armenia.
Armenia is located right in the middle of Europe and Asia, so it includes the traditions and customs of both continents. Geographically Armenia is situated in eastern Europe. Its neighbours are Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Iran.
Armenians are the first nation to accept Christianity as the main and the true religion of Armenia in 301 AD. Armenians are Christian, and the Armenian Apostolic Church is the national church of the Armenian people.
Armenians have physical characteristics of many of the populations of western Asia and southern Europe. Armenians are “white” but they have varying shades of the darkness of skin. Terms “Caucasian,” “Aryan,” “Semitic” can describe Armenians’ race.
2,935,274 Armenians live in Armenia today (2018). Besides this number, Armenia has a large diaspora, of about 8 million Armenians living in different parts of the world.
In general visa to Armenia is easy to get as mainly you get your visa on your arrival to the Armenian airport. There are too many countries which do not need any visa. You can check whether you need a visa or not here (LINK դեպի Armenia).