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Armenia, History among Mounts and Valleys

The Republic of Armenia is a Eurasian country landlocked in the Caucasus region. It borders Georgia to the north, Turkey to the west, Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and the Nakjichevan exclave of Azerbaijan to the south.

Armenia is a country that has been opening to tourism in the last years. Its landscapes of mountains, its fertile river basins, and its inhabitants, willing to progress, are the main incentives for who decides to travel to this unknown country.

The capital of Armenia is Yerevan, which is also the country’s largest city. In addition, Armenia has diverse typical cities of great cultural wealth, with an interesting local handicraft, with a modest yet delicious gastronomy, and with beautiful natural paths with varied fauna and flora. The weather in Armenia is continental dry with extreme temperatures in the different seasons. Rain is scarce in the capital, but very abundant in the mountains.

Among the places to visit, it is worth to mention the ruins of Karamir-Blur and archeological sites such as Urartu and Echmiadzin with a Cathedral from the year 301 A.D. If you have enough time available, it is recommended for you to travel to the Araks River Basin and to Sevan Lake. And for the most adventurous, nothing is better than to make the climb of Aragats Mount, with 4,090 meters above sea level.

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