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Territory in northwest Asia, ruled since 1991 by the Hayastani Hanrapetut'yun

Armenia (Armenian: Հայաստան, translit. Hayastan), officially the Republic of Armenia (Armenian: Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն, translit. Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun), is a country in the southern Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in western Asia on the Armenian Highlands, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, the de facto independent Republic of Artsakh and Azerbaijan to the east and Iran and Azerbaijan's exclave of Nakhchivan to the south.

Geographical type: Territory

Latitude: 40° N — Longitude: 45° E

Area: 29,743 km²

ISO 3166-2 code: AM

Measures of Freedom

Armenia | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2024
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 46, Political Rights: 5, Civil Liberties: 4
Corruption, constitutional reform, and a troubled geopolitical environment continued to present challenges to Armenia in 2015. A planned increase in electricity prices spurred mass protests in Yerevan and other cities beginning in May. Police met the protests with violence on several occasions, injuring and detaining participants as well as journalists who were covering the events.
Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2023: A Global Measurement of Personal, Civil, and Economic Freedom
2021: 7.99, Rank: 33, Personal freedom: 8.29, Economic freedom: 7.58
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 7.71, Rank: 18

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Armenia" as of 23 Sep 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.