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Armenia
Armenia
is subdivided into eleven administrative divisions. Of these, ten are provinces, known as marzer (մարզեր) or in the singular form marz (մարզ) in Armenian. Yerevan
Yerevan
is treated separately and granted special administrative status as the country's capital. The chief executive in each of 10 marzer is the marzpet, appointed by the government of Armenia. In Yerevan, the chief executive is the mayor, appointed by the president.

Contents

1 First-level administrative entities 2 Municipal communities (hamaynkner) 3 Terminology 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

First-level administrative entities[edit] The following is a list of the regions with population, area, and density information.[1] Figures are from the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia.[2] Note that the area of the Gegharkunik Province
Gegharkunik Province
includes Lake Sevan
Lake Sevan
which covers 1,278 square kilometres (493 sq mi) of its territory. To sort the information, use the arrow devices in the table headings.

Province Population (2011 census) % Population (2016 estimate) Area (km2) Density Urban communities Rural communities Capital

Aragatsotn Province 132,925 4.4% 129,800 2,756 48/km2 (120/sq mi) 3 69 Ashtarak

Ararat Province 260,367 8.6% 258,900 2,090 125/km2 (320/sq mi) 4 91 Artashat

Armavir Province 265,770 8.8% 266,600 1,242 214/km2 (550/sq mi) 3 94 Armavir

Gegharkunik Province 235,075 7.8% 231,800 5,349 44/km2 (110/sq mi) 5 52 Gavar

Kotayk Province 254,397 8.4% 253,900 2,086 122/km2 (320/sq mi) 7 35 Hrazdan

Lori Province 235,537 7.8% 225,000 3,799 62/km2 (160/sq mi) 7 50 Vanadzor

Shirak Province 251,941 8.3% 243,200 2,680 94/km2 (240/sq mi) 3 39 Gyumri

Syunik Province 141,771 4.7% 139,400 4,506 32/km2 (83/sq mi) 5 3 Kapan

Tavush Province 128,609 4.3% 125,500 2,704 48/km2 (120/sq mi) 5 19 Ijevan

Vayots Dzor Province 52,324 1.7% 50,800 2,308 23/km2 (60/sq mi) 3 5 Yeghegnadzor

Yerevan 1,060,138 35.1% 1,073,700 223 4,754/km2 (12,310/sq mi) 1 n/a n/a

Municipal communities (hamaynkner)[edit] Main article: Municipalities of Armenia Within each province are municipal communities (hamaynkner, singular hamaynk). Each community is self-governing and consists of one or more settlements (bnakavayrer, singular bnakavayr). Settlements are classified as either towns (kaghakner, singular kaghak) or villages (gyugher, singular gyugh). As of January 2018, Armenia
Armenia
is divided into 503 communities, of which 46 are urban and 457 are rural. The capital, Yerevan, also holds the status of a community.[3] Additionally, Yerevan
Yerevan
is divided into twelve semi-autonomous districts. Terminology[edit]

Armenian singular Armenian plural English Comment

marz (մարզ) marzer (մարզեր) province First-level

hamaynk (համայնք) hamaynkner (համայնքներ) community, either urban (city/town) or rural (village) Second-level

bnakavayr bnakavayrer settlement (village) Third-level

t'aghayin hamaynk (թաղային համայնք) t'aghayin hamaynkner (թաղային համայնքներ) neighborhood community or district only in Yerevan, see Districts of Yerevan

See also[edit]

ISO 3166-2:AM

References[edit]

^ Provinces: area, population and density ^ Estimated population of Armenia
Armenia
as of 01.01.2016 ^ "Regions". The Government of the Republic of Armenia. 

External links[edit]

National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia Armenia
Armenia
Provinces on Statoids.com

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