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General Information

The official language of Armenia is Armenian.

The national currency of Armenia is Dram (֏) (AMD).

1 AMD equals  .
equals  AMD.

Location

Armenia

The distance from to Armenia is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Armenia. Exercise normal precautions in Armenia. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Armenia is 20. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 or 911 to call the police in Armenia.

LGBT

Armenia has a score of -2 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Armenia ranks #95 worldwide.

There are no antidiscrimination laws protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) individuals in Armenia. There are no hate crime laws or other criminal judicial mechanisms to aid in the prosecution of crimes against members of the LGBTI community. Because of commonly held negative stereotypes, LGBTI individuals face the potential of discrimination and harassment by state and private actors. The Department of State's 2017 Human Rights Report documents that both politicians and the media engaged in "hate speech" toward members of the LGBTI community in Armenia, and that members of the LGBTI community experienced physical violence, threats of violence, blackmail, and harassment. Police were unresponsive to reports of abuses against the LGBTI community and at times, themselves mistreated LGBTI persons.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Armenia should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Armenia:

  • Hepatitis A

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Armenia to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Armenia differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Armenia, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Armenia and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 35–56°F  /  2–13°C 40% 2%
Sat November 09 36–57°F  /  2–14°C 35% 1%
Sun November 10 34–56°F  /  1–13°C 27% 0%
Mon November 11 34–55°F  /  1–13°C 24% 1%
Tue November 12 32–53°F  /  0–12°C 31% 0%
Wed November 13 28–45°F  /  -2–7°C 57% 0%
Thu November 14 28–48°F  /  -2–9°C 59% 2%
Fri November 15 31–50°F  /  -1–10°C 44% 1%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:41 am and sets at 05:52 pm. This equates to 10.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Armenia, it is in . When the sun sets in Armenia, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Armenia is 600.00 AMD. Every kilometer costs an additional 100.00 AMD. Every hour of waiting time costs 1.00 AMD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Armenia.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 444.00 AMD in Armenia.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 2.00 AMD.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Armenia is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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