Located in the fascinating Caucasus region in Western Asia, Armenia sits east of Turkey, south of Georgia, west of Azerbaijan, and north of Iran. It boasts a rich and colorful past; in 300 to 400 AD, it embraced Christianity as its official religion, the world's first state to do so. Today, it's a developing nation with an economy focused on industrial production and the extraction of minerals.
Geopolitically aligned with Europe, Armenia is a member of many European and Eurasian organizations, including the Council of Europe and the Eurasian Union. Armenia's capital and biggest city is Yerevan. As of 2020, the country's total population is almost three million.