What is the capital and currency of Armenia?

By: Adom | 01 July 2020



20 December 2020

Armenia | Capital and Currency

Armenia is a west Asian land-locked country. Armenia is a small country, the population of the country is around 3 million. This article contains all important points related to Armenia like the capital of Armenia, the currency of Armenia, geographical location, population, GDP, culture & religion, and other important points about the country.


Armenia is a small country in western Asia. Armenia is officially known as the Republic of Armenia. Armenia shares borders with Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Turkey. Armenia is a democratic country with a multi-party culture. The majority of the population of Armenia follows the Christian religion. Armenia has seen many ups and downs in its history. In past Armenia has been ruled by Ottoman and Persian empires under which country has seen a mass genocide in which more than 1.5 million Armenians were killed, this genocide is known as the Armenian Genocide ( mid-1914 to mid-1915 ). Later Armenia becomes a part of the USSR and later Armenia declared independence, The modern Republic of Armenia became independent in 1991 during the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Now Armenia is an independent country but still, it is facing many problems. Armenia has border disputes with many countries mainly with Azerbaijan. Let's know the capital of Armenia and some other important details about Armenia.

Important Points About Armenia

  • Official Name: Republic of Armenia
  • Capital: Yerevan
  • Country Type: Democratic Country
  • Population: 2,956,900 [ Estimated Population in 2020 ]
  • Nationality: Armenian
  • Currency: Dram ( AMD )
  • Total GDP: $13.444 billion [ Estimated as of 2019 ]
  • GDP Per Capita: $4,527
  • Official language: Armenian
  • Religion: Christianity

Capital of Armenia

Yerevan is the capital of Armenia, and it is the largest city in the country. The estimated population of the city is around 1084000 as of Dec 2019. Yerevan is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities. The total area of the capital city is around 223 sq km.

  • Capital of Armenia: Yerevan

Top facts about Yerevan city

  • Yerevan is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities.
  • Yerevan is the capital of Armenia since the First Republic in 1918.
  • Zvartnots International Airport is the international airport in the city.
  • Yerevan was named the 2012 World Book Capital by UNESCO.
  • After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Yerevan became the capital of Armenia on 21 September 1991.
  • As of Dec 2020, the Human Development Index (HDI) of the city is 0.802 which falls in very high condition.

Currency of Armenia

Armenian dram is the official currency of Armenia. The currency code of Armenia is AMD. The meaning of 'dram' in English is 'Money'. Below I'm listing the value of the currency in other popular currency units in the world.

  • Armenia Currency: dram (AMD)

Armenian dram Values in Other Currencies

Mentioned List According to Dec 20, 2020

  • 1 AMD = $ 0.0021 USD
  • 1 AMD = 0.0017 Euro
  • 1 AMD = 0.15 Indian Rupee
  • 1 AMD = 0.014 Chinese Yuan
  • 1 AMD = 0.22 Japanese Yen

Current Population of Armenia

The last census of Armenia was conducted in 2011, according to that census, the population of Armenia was 3,018,854. The estimated population of Armenia is around 2,956,900 as of Dec 2020. The population of Armenia is significantly decreasing, Armenia keeps 137th rank in terms of the population. The population density of the country is 101.5 km sq.

  • Armenia Population: 2,956,900 [ Estimated Population in 2020 ]

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