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  • Let’s Learn About Armenia www.flags.net/ARME.htm
  • Where is Armenia?
  • Map of Armenia www.flags.net/ARME.htm
  • Facts About Armenia Capital City: Yerevan Main Cities: Gyoomree, Vanadzor Population: 3,647,000 Area: 30,000 km2 Literacy: 99% Currency: dram Languages: Armenian, Russian Religions: Christian (Armenian Apostolic Church)
  • Let’s visit some important cities in Armenia Yerevan Matenadaran Archive (Mother Armenia on hill above) National Art and History Gallery Presidential Palace www.galenfrysinger.com Armenian Genocide Memorial
  • Echmiadzin old church Khatchqar the cathedral (7th century ground plan) Saint's grave www.galenfrysinger.com
  • Garni & Geghard Nearby in the steep valley of the Azat river is theTemple of Garni Once the summer palace of King Trdat I who built it in the first century AD. www.galenfrysinger.com Gerhard Monastery
  • Famous Sights in Armenia The Armenian Opera House Theatre after Alexander Spendiaryan Republic Square Matenadaran
  • Armenia is famous for… (Click on each name for more information.) Armenian churches- Armenians were the first nation to officially adopt Christianity as their national state religion in 301AD Armenian Brendy Armenian apricot Armenian duduk
  • What Armenians Like to Eat Armenian bread something like indian Roti but thinner and bigger and oval Lahmahjoo- Armenian-pizza Ghapama is a traditional Armenian food, often served during New Year and Christmas. It is pumpkin stuffed with rice, dried fruit, raisins, etc. Go to these websites for some Armenian recipes: http://www.world-recipes.info/armenia-armenian/ http://allrecipes.com/Search/Recipes.aspx?WithTerm=armeni a
  • Some Famous Armenians Hovhannes Adamian- the founder of color television Aram Khachaturyan- a composer, who wrote the Gayane ballet (1939–41), which includes the famous Sabre Dance Charles Aznavour- armenian-french singersongwriter, actor, public activist, diplomat Levon Aronyan – Armenian chess Grandmaster and the reigning World Blitz Chess Champion Tigran Chukhajyan – who wrote the first Armenian Opera, "Arshak II." Steven Zaillian- world-famous screenwriter, film director, who won the Academy Award (Oscar) for his screenplay for Schindler's List
  • Learn More About Amenia Armenia http://www.armeniainfo.am/ http://www.ardani.net/armenia/index.phpKids Culture Center – Russia http://www.kidsculturecenter.com/russia/russ_holiday.htm Armenia for kids http://www.learnarmenian.com/