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Armenia

  1. 1. Let’s Learn About Armenia www.flags.net/ARME.htm
  2. 2. Where is Armenia?
  3. 3. Map of Armenia www.flags.net/ARME.htm
  4. 4. 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)
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Echmiadzin old church Khatchqar the cathedral (7th century ground plan) Saint's grave www.galenfrysinger.com
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Famous Sights in Armenia The Armenian Opera House Theatre after Alexander Spendiaryan Republic Square Matenadaran
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. 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/

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