Armenia practice, know


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Identity Card:
  • Capital : Yerevan

  • Population 3260600 hab. (2001)

  • Constitution Republic

  • Language : Armenian, Russian

  • Religion Christian .

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa The tourist visas valid 21 days are available from the Armenian Embassy in Paris, or at land borders with Georgia and Iran, and that at the Yerevan airport. The average time for obtaining is 2 weeks when requested with the Embassy of Armenia in Paris.

    • Passport : Your passport must be valid for three months from the date of your return .

      Silver
      • Currency : Dram (AMD)

      • Currency rates : 1 euro = 484.87 AMD

      • Change There are many exchange offices in Yerevan and the airport .

      • Payment Cards Many ATMs in Yerevan, international credit cards are accepted in shopping centers and hotels .

      • Budget stay 1 Week 200-400 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 7 € / person
          Average : 7-15 € / person
          Premium . more than 20 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 10 € / night
            Average : 40-60 € / night
            Premium : more than 80 € / night

            Transportation

            How to get there?

            • By Air: The national airline Armavia offers two weekly direct flights from Paris, on Mondays and Fridays. Flights are operated by Air France, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Air Baltic and Czech Airlines.

            • By train: A daily connection is made between Yerevan and Tbilisi in Georgia .

            • By bus: Several bus lines connect Armenia with Iran and Georgia .

            • By car: You will pass through Georgia. The borders with Turkey and Azerbaijan are closed.

              On site:

              • Taxi : It is possible to cross the entire country taxi for very reasonable rates. In Yerevan is the primary means of transport.

              • Bus The network is well developed and very attractive prices. The two bus stations of Yerevan achieve all provincial towns.

              • Train : The trains are slow and not too comfortable, they depart from Yerevan towards Sevan and Tbilisi in Georgia.

                Health
                • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine

                • Tips: Avoid drinking tap water .

                  Security
                  • Pickpocket: Yerevan is much safer than many European cities. Assault and theft are virtually nonexistent. Nevertheless, it is necessary to beware of pickpockets in crowded places and in public transport.

                  • Avoid Area: In general one should avoid the border areas, especially with Azerbaijan .

                    Seasons
                    • Climate : Continental climate becomes mountain altitude .

                    • Average temperatures 30 & deg; C in summer and 0 & deg; C in winter .

                    • Best time to reach : It can get very hot in summer and very cold winter in Armenia, fall and spring are therefore the most times nice to get there.

                      Daily life: