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Is Armenia in Europe or Asia? What continent is Armenia in?

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Ani
14:07, Wednesday, 11 July, 2018
Is Armenia in Europe or Asia? What continent is Armenia in?


    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Armenia is an ancient country with ancient history, amazing architecture, fantastic nature and hospitable people.

People who do not know anything about Armenia are always interested whether Armenia is in Europe or Asia? Are Armenians Caucasian or middle eastern and so on. This article will reveal the truth about Armenia and Armenians.


    


     Is Armenia in the middle east?


     There is an opinion that Armenia is in the Middle East. Do not hurry to agree with this statement as it is not true. Geographically Armenia is considered to be both in West Asia and the Caucasus. Armenia not listed among Middle East countries.


     Where is Armenia?


     Armenia is located in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. It is a landlocked country in South Caucasus. Armenia is situated in the Southern Caucasus Mountains and their lowlands between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, northeast of the Armenian Highlands.


     Are Armenians Caucasian or middle eastern?


    

Geographically, Armenia is located in the South Caucasus region between Europe and Asia. Armenians do not consider themselves to be fully Caucasian or European, but they rather think that they are half Caucasian half European.


     Is Armenia in Europe?


     As we mentioned above Armenia is situated at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, so we can consider that Armenia is partially situated in Europe. In Armenia, you can find traditions from both Europe and Asia.


     What continent is Armenia in?


     Armenia is considered to be on the European continent rather than in the Asian continent, but Armenian traditions, literature, art are rather Asian than European. Although in recent years there are a great number of traditions which came from Europe, Armenians are conservative towards their own customs.


     Where is Armenia located on the world map?


     Another opinion says that Armenia is on the continent of Asia on the world map. It covers 28, 203 square kilometres of land and 1, 540 square kilometres of water, making it the 144th largest nation in the world with a total area of 29, 743 square kilometres.


     Armenian people

Armenian people are an ethnic group of people living in the Armenian Highlands. Armenians have a great diaspora of nearly 5 million people all over the world. Armenian diaspora was formed because of the Armenian Genocide in 1915 by the Turkish government.


     Bordering countries of Armenia


     Armenia is bordered by Georgia on the north, by The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan on the east; by Iran and Azerbaijan exclave of Nakhichevan on the south; by Turkey on the southwest and west.
    
     Armenia is a magic land and in fact, it does not matter whether Armenia is in Asia, Europe or the Middle East, the truth is that it is a holy land full of wonders.

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