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Official name:

Հայաստան-Hayastan[3]

Population:

3.238.000

Area:

29.743 km2

Major Cities/population:

Yerevan 1.111.300
Gyumri 146.438
Vanadzor 104.800

GNP per capita:

1.127.400 AMD (1 USD=360 AMD = 2818 USD)

Head of State:

President Serzh Sargsyan

Prime Minister:

Tigran Sargsyan

Political Parties (in Parliament):

 

Party-List

Constituency

% of vote

Total

Republican Party

41

24

33.8

65

Prosperous Armenia

18

6

15.1

24

Armenian Revolutionary Foundation (Dashnaktsutiun)

16

4

13.1

20

Orinats Yerkir (Country of Law)

8

1

7.1

9

Heritage

7

0

6.0

7

Other/independents

0

6

24.9

6

Total incl. others

90

41

100

131

* Parliamentary election, 12 May 2010

National legislature:

Constitution of the Republic of Armenia (adopted in 1995 by referendum and amended in 2005 by referendum)

Next national election:

2012 (Parliamentary) and 2013 (Presidential)

Number of registered associations:

According to the USAID NGO Sustainability Index (June 2009),[4] the estimated number of registered public organisations in Armenia, including membership NGOs, foundations, and associations, is upwards of 4.000.

 


[3] This section is based on the Armenian National Statistical Service latest data, www.armstat.am

August 2010

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