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  Armenia - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Republic of Armenia, or Armenia (Armenian: Հայաստան, Hayastan, Hayq), is a landlocked country in southern Caucasus, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan in the east and Iran (Persia) and the Naxçıvan exclave of Azerbaijan in the south.
Armenia was a regional empire with a rich culture in the years leading up to the 1st Century, spanning from the shores of the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea during the rule of Tigranes the Great.
Armenia is a landlocked country in Asia Minor, between the Black and the Caspian Seas, bordered on the north and east by Georgia and Azerbaijan and on the south and west by Iran and Turkey.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Armenia   (2183 words)

 Flag of Armenia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The national flag of Armenia or the Armenian Tricolor consists of three horizontal bands, colored red, blue and orange.
The flag was originally the official flag of the nation during its short independence following World War I.
During the establishment of the Soviet rule it was replaced with a standard Soviet-style flag.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Armenia   (187 words)

 Armenia  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Armenia (country), republic in western Asia, bordered by Georgia on the north, Azerbaijan on the east and the Azerbaijani exclave of Naxçývan (Nakhichevan’) on the southwest, Iran on the south, and Turkey on the west.
Armenia was the most ethnically homogeneous republic of the 15 republics that made up the USSR, and the country is still characterized by a high degree of ethnic homogeneity.
Armenia’s constitution was approved by referendum in July 1995, replacing the 1978 constitution of the Soviet period.
www.galenfrysinger.com /armenia.htm   (4270 words)

Flag used between 1918 and 1921 and readopted 24 August 1991 (with modified ratio), coat of arms used between 1918 and 1921 and readopted 24 August 1991.
The national flag of Armenia was confirmed on 23 August 1991 by Decision of the Armenian Supreme Council.
The coat of arms of the Republic of Armenia depicts, in the center on a shield, Mount Ararat with Noah's ark and the coats of arms of the four kingdoms of historical Armenia.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/am.html   (650 words)

 Armenia - Flag - Introduction - Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Armenia prides itself on being the first nation to formally adopt Christianity (early 4th century).
Armenia and Azerbaijan began fighting over the area in 1988; the struggle escalated after both countries attained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
Turkey imposed an economic blockade on Armenia and closed the common border because of the Armenian occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding areas.
www.exxun.com /Armenia/a_fg.html   (428 words)

 Meteoroloo.com :: Armenia - map of armenia
The Republic of Armenia, or Armenia (Armenian: ????????, Hayastan, ????, Hayq), is a landlocked country in the southern Caucasus, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan in the east and Iran (Persia) armenia it and the Naxçivan exclave of Azerbaijan in the south.
Armenia is a member of the french embassy in armenia Council of Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Armenia is interested in cooperating with other members of the Commonwealth of Independent armenia pharmacy States (CIS, a group of 12 former armenia soccer jersey Soviet republics) and with members of the international community on environmental issues.
www.meteoroloo.com /Met-countries-a-b/Armenia.html   (2834 words)

 Travel guide to Armenia! Traveling to Armenia
Armenia was the first country that adopted Christianity as a national religion (301 A.D.).
Armenia is situated in the south of Transcaucasus, and it is bordered by Georgia, Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan.
Armenia has an area of 29800 square kilometers (360 kilometers long and 200 kilometers wide) and it is situated from 1000 to 2500 meters above sea level.
www.armgate.com /travel   (1121 words)

 Armenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Since the implosion of the USSR in December 1991, Armenia has switched to small-scale agriculture away from the large agroindustrial complexes of the Soviet era.
Armenia used to be known as Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic.
Armenia is ethnically homogeneous, with approximately 98percent of the population classified as ethnic Armenian.
www.classbrain.com /art_cr/publish/armenia.shtml   (229 words)

 Armenia, flag of --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The flag's width-to-length ratio is 1 to 2.
To the north and east Armenia is bounded by Georgia and Azerbaijan, while its neighbours to the southeast and west are, respectively, Iran and Turkey.
It is hoped that in its own land, a flag will command the respect of the citizens; abroad, it should be respected as the emblem of a self-governing people.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9093809   (678 words)

 Armenia - Hayastan
Armenia, situated along the route of the Great Silk Road, is a landlocked country of rugged mountains and extinct volcanoes, located in the southern Caucasus, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
Armenia was a regional empire with a rich culture in the years leading up to the 1st Century CE, at one period controlling all the land between the Black and Caspian Seas.
Tourism in Armenia is rooted in the country's historical landmarks and natural attractions such as the water resorts of Lake Sevan,the hot springs of Arzni and Jermuk, the forests of Dilijan, Aghveran, Tsaghkadzor, Bjurakan and Gugark, and the mountainous natural caves and cliffs of the Southeast region.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/armenia.htm   (1043 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Armenia
An independent Republic of Armenia was proclaimed at the end of the first world war but was short-lived, lasting only until the beginning of the 1920s when the Bolsheviks incorporated it into the Soviet Union.
Armenia's economic problems are aggravated by a trade blockade, imposed by neighbouring Turkey and Azerbaijan since the dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Armenia has a huge diaspora and has always experienced waves of emigration, but the exodus of recent years has caused real alarm.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1108052.stm   (841 words)

 Armenia Flag - World Flags 101 - Armenian Flags
The most recognized meaning of the Armenian flag is that the red symbolizes the blood spilt by Armenian soldiers in defense of their country; the orange symbolizes the fertile soil and the farmers that work on it; and the blue represents the sky.
Armenia's official flag was created after the First World War between 1918 and 1921, after Armenia gained independence and was readopted on Aug. 24th 1990, just before gaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
When Armenia was controlled by the Soviet Union it went through a few flag changes and its flags had Soviet emblems on them.
www.worldflags101.com /a/armenia-flag.aspx   (268 words)

 Armenia Diaspora Conference Official Site
The Armenian SSR is renamed as the Republic of Armenia, Armenia for short.
The holder of the statehood is the people of the Republic of Armenia who exercises its power directly and through representative bodies on the basis of the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Armenia.
The Republic of Armenia commits itself to a cause of gaining international recognition of the Armenian Genocide perpetrated in the Ottoman Empire and Western Armenia in 1915.
www.armeniadiaspora.com /inside/legislation/declaration.html   (601 words)

 Armenia: First Republic (1918-1921)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The flag of the first Republic of Armenia (1918-1921) was horizontally divided red-blue-orange, with ratio 2:3.
The arms of the first Republic of Armenia were essentially the same as the current arms, but the artistic rendering was very different.
The word ARMENIA written in white on the flag from lower hoist to upper fly doesd not seem to be part of the flag.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/am_.html   (357 words)

 Armenia - Wikitravel
Armenia (Armenian: Hayeren) is a republic lying in the Caucasus region of south-western Asia, which was part of the former Soviet Union.
There is little worry about food safety in Armenia unless you are eating in the very rural areas of the country where food may not always be washed in clean water.
Armenia is much like any other European country, though still a bit more old fashioned.
wikitravel.org /en/Armenia   (1702 words)

 Stamps of Armenia Worldwide
Armenia City was colonized by Antioquian colonists in 1899, by Jesus Maria Ocampo, gave this name in the homage to the Christian Armenians killed by the Turks in Turkish Armenia.
Printed message: The Armenians of Japan have forwarded an Appeal to the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague protesting against Turkish artrocities in Armenia and demanding that their nationals in Armenia should be allowed the right to obtain arms in order to defend themselves from extermination in their own country.
T he appeal asserts that all Turkish atrocities in Armenia are perpetrated through the support that the Turkish Government receives from the Powers of Europe.
www.cilicia.com /armo_stamps_worldwide.html   (865 words)

 Flags of the World
The Armenian flag's design was first used in 1812.
It is identical to the "government" flag except the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
www.eagleflag.com /International/armenia.htm   (120 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- Armenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The eastern area of Armenia was ceded by the Ottomans to Russia in 1828; this portion declared its independence in 1918, but was conquered by the Soviet Red Army in 1920.
Armenia's unemployment rate, however, remains high, despite strong economic growth.
The chronic energy shortages Armenia suffered in the early and mid-1990s have been offset by the energy supplied by one of its nuclear power plants at Metsamor.
www.odci.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/am.html   (1153 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Timeline: Armenia
1920 - Armenia is invaded by Turkey and Bolshevik Russia.
An agreement with the Bolsheviks leads to Armenia proclaiming itself a socialist republic.
The gunmen accuse the government of leading Armenia into political and economic ruin.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/1108274.stm   (542 words)

 Armenia Travel | Guide to travelling Armenia | Travellerspoint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Roughly half-way between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea, Armenia has long been a trampling ground for the world's major civilizations, and the 20th century was no exception.
Western neighbour Turkey clashed with Russia in the first quarter of the century, and Armenia was dragged into the conflict.
After suffering mass genocide at the hands of the Turks, Armenia passed into Russian control, till the collapse of the U.S.S.R. at the start of the 90s.
www.travellerspoint.com /destination.cfm?country=Armenia   (208 words)

 armenia flag and description
The flag of Armenia was officially adopted on August 24, 1990.
Its colors are said to represent the people of Armenia, with red symbolic of the spilled blood of all Armenian soldiers, present and past; the orange symbolic of the fertile land and the farmers that work it, and the blue is symbolic of hope and the promising sky above.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/mideast/armenia.htm   (222 words)

 HyeEtch - Republic of Armenia - Karabagh p2
he flag of the Republic of Nagorno-Karabagh (Artsakh) was adopted on June 2nd 1991.
It is derived from the flag of Armenia, which consists of three equal horizontal stripes of red, blue and orange -- with a westwards pointing step like arrow (white division), which signifies very graphically Karapagh's current separation from Armenia, and its hopes for union with the Motherland.
The Artsakh flag is surely a good example of what a national flag should be, it is highly distinctive and individual and encapsulates its nation's history, culture and aspirations.
www.hyeetch.nareg.com.au /republic/karabagh_p2.html   (343 words)

 Armenia Development Gateway
is the first Vertical Industry Portal of the Armenia Development Gateway and serves as a bridge between Armenia's strategically important High-Tech and ICT industry and members of the Armenian Diaspora who are in positions to help this sector flourish.
Armenia Development Gateway supports the knowledge-based development of Armenia by promoting the use of the Internet and other information communications technologies.
E-Armenia Foundation was established as a result of collaboration of AmDG strategic partners and based on the entrust of the Prime Minister of Armenia.
www.siliconarmenia.com /index.jsp?sid=1&id=8033&pid=50   (524 words)

 Armenian Flag - Flag of Armenia
These flags are the made to the highest standards in the USA.
We stock the Armenia flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
Armenia stick flag 12 x 18 inch, mounted on a 24 inch wooden stick.
www.united-states-flag.com /united-states-flag/world-armenia.html   (387 words)

 Flag - Armenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The official ceremony inaugurating the new Canadian flag was held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on February 15,
The Green Flag Award scheme is the national standard for parks and green spaces throughout England and Wales.
The State flag was confirmed on 23 August by the Armenian Supreme Council The law says that the national flag of Armenia is a rectangular panel of ratio
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 Armenia - Flag
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The arms depict the Carpathian Mountains which traverse the Slovak Republic.
The flag uses the pan-Slav colours representing liberation from foreign domination.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/countryfacts/armenia_flag.html   (177 words)

 Armenia Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
This 3' X 5' Armenia flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets.
Armenia Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
www.njflags.com /arflny3x51.html   (197 words)

 Armenia: Unidentified flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Many large (apparently 1:2) blue flags with thin yellow horizontal bands on top and at the bottom were seen during a commemorative ceremony at the Armenian genocide memorial in Armenia (CBC television news).
There were also several red-orange flags, but I couldn't make out details.
On a the video clip (Radio Canada), there are two big Armenian flags touching and in front, there is a man carrying a blue flag with a golden emblem, maybe a lion facing the hoist and resting on its paws with sunrays over him.
flagspot.net /flags/am-ufe.html   (113 words)

 Image:Flag of Armenia.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The description on its description page there is shown below.
This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia.
The use of such symbols is restricted in many countries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_Armenia.svg   (198 words)

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