Armenia

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Armenia (Armenian: Հայաստան Hayastan) is a landlocked country in southern Transcaucasia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan in the east and Iran and the Naxçivan exclave of Azerbaijan in the south. Armenia is a member of the Council of Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States and for centuries has been on the crossroads between East and West. The country is formally named the Republic of Armenia.

Administrative Divisions

Main article: Provinces of Armenia

Armenia is divided into 11 provinces (marzer, singular - marz):

  1. Aragatsotn Marz (Արագածոտնի մարզ)
  2. Ararat Marz (Արարատիa մարզ)
  3. Armavir Marz (Արմավիրիa մարզ)
  4. Gegharkunik Marz (Գեղարքունիքի մարզ)
  5. Kotayk Marz (Կոտայքի մարզ)
  6. Lori Marz (Լոռու մարզ)
  7. Shirak Marz (Շիրակի մարզ)
  8. Syunik Marz (Սյունիքի մարզ)
  9. Tavush Marz (Տավուշի մարզ)
  10. Vayots Dzor Marz (Վայոց Ձորի մարզ)
  11. Yerevan (Երևան)aa