WESTERN ASIA

Armenia Map

A map of Armenia showing cities, towns, rivers, and highways. Also, satellite imagery and elevation maps highlight its mountainous terrain like the Lesser Caucasus Mountains (Armenian Highlands).

REFERENCE

Armenia Political Map

Armenia is a landlocked country located in the Middle East. But it can also be considered geopolitically part of Europe as well. Yerevan is the capital and largest city of Armenia. It borders 4 other countries. Turkey is located to the east. Whereas Azerbaijan is to the east. While Georgia is to the north, Iran is situated to the south.  The Armenia boundary line is one of the most complex in the world today. For example, the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is an exclave of Azerbaijan that borders Armenia to the southwest. Then, Artsvashen and NagornoKarabakh are enclaves that Armenia claims within Azerbaijan.  On the contrary, Azerbaijan claimed 4 enclaves within Armenia including Yukhari Askipara, Yaradullu, Barxudarli, and Karki.

IMAGERY

Armenia Satellite Map

Armenia occupies an area of 29,743 square kilometers (11,484 sq mi), which is similar in size to Albania. One of the most notable features in Armenia is Lake Sevan. At  5,000 square kilometers (1,900 sq mi) in area, it is the largest water body in the country.  According to the FAO, forests cover just an estimated 10% of Armenia. Because of its rugged terrain, rivers typically flow fast in Armenia.  Some of its longest rivers are the Aras, Akhuryan, and Vorotan River.

HILLSHADE

Armenia Elevation Map

Armenia is mostly mountainous and rugged. Specifically, the Lesser Caucasus Mountains (Armenian Highlands) lie in the eastern region of Armenia. This mountain range stretches all the way from Georgia in the north, almost to Iran. As part of this mountain range, Mount Aragats is the highest peak in Armenia at 4,090 meters tall. Its other mountain ranges include the Geghama, Vardens, and the Zangezur Range.