Armenia Overview Nations // Eurasian Republics



OVERVIEW Armenia is a mountainous, land-locked republic located in the mid-Transcaucasus region. Formerly part of the Soviet Union, Armenia declared independence in September of 1991. It is bordered to the north by Georgia, to the east by Azerbaijan, to the west by Turkey and to the south by Iran. The Azeri exclave of Nakhichevan lies between Iran and Armenia along the latter's southern boundary. Nagorno-KarabakhSince independence, Armenia's key security concern has been the ongoing conflict...

 

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