Armenia is a unitary, multi-party, democratic nation-state with an ancient cultural heritage. The Satrapy of Armenia was established in the 6th century BC, after the fall of Urartu. In the first century BC the Kingdom of Armenia reached its height under Tigranes the Great. Armenia became the first state in the world to adopt Christianity as its official religion, in between late 3rd to early years of the 4th century (the official date is 301 AD), becoming the first Christian nation." An Armenian principality and later a kingdom, known as Cilician Armenia, existed on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea between the 11th and 14th centuries.
Population: 2000/3,076,000 - 2050/3,018,000 (139 nation in 2050 population)
Railway: 825 km (513 mi) in common carrier service; does not include industrial lines.825 km of 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 27⁄32 in) gauge (825 km electrified) (1995) There is no service south of Yerevan.City with metro system: Yerevan.
Highway: As of the end of 2010, nearly 450,000 automobiles were registered in Armenia.
Airport: 11 (2008) Only Yerevans Zvartnots International Airport and Gyumris Shirak Airport are in use for commercial aviation.country comparison to the world: 154.
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