Armenia is located in the southern Caucasus, bordered by Georgia from the north, Azerbaijan from the east, Iran from the south and Turkey from the west. Contemporary Armenia has a territory of 29 800 square km, lying between 1000 and 2500 meters above sea level. The highest peak is mount Aragats (4090m), while the lowest point is Debed River Canyon (400m).
Armenia is an industrial - agricultural country, it has valuable reserves of copper-molybdenum and polymetallic ores, building stone, mineral water, deposits of precious metals, precious and semiprecious stones. The production of synthetic rubber, textiles, food processing, construction materials and machinery is well developed in Armenia.
Armenia is situated at the latitude of the subtropical zone, the climate is drastically - continental - hot summers and cold winters. On the plains the average temperature is -5° C in January, +25° C in July; in the mountains of -6° C and +20° C respectively.
The monetary unit of Armenia is dram, AMD. Monetary circulation has coins with value of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 AMD, as well as banknotes with value of 1000, 5000, 10000, 20000, 50000 and 100000 AMD.
Currently there are 117 objects placement in the Republic of Armenia. They are:
• 63 hotels (3006 rooms and 5570 beds)
• 26 objetcs like a hotel (225 rooms and 535 beds)
• 23 tourist centers (108 rooms and 289 beds)
“Zvartnots” airport in Yerevan
The international airport “Zvartnots”, located 10 km to the west from Yerevan, is the main air gateway to the Republic of Armenia. There are flights to 70 cities of the world from the airport. Directly from the airport you can get to any point of Armenia, Mountain – Karabakh Republic and Georgia on taxi.