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Armenia Country Information: Armenia is located in southwestern Asia. Armenia is bordered by Azerbaijan to the east, Iran to the south, Turkey to the west, and Georgia to the north.
Armenia Bordering Countries: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Turkey
Armenia Cities: Akhta, Alaverdi, Amasia, Angeghakot', Anipemza, Aparan, Aragats, Ararat, Ardzun, Armavir, Artashat, Art'ik, Artsvashen, Ashtarak, Banadzor, Basargech'ar, Damnah, Dilijan, Echmiadzin, Gorayk', Goris, Gyumri, Hrazdan, Ijevan, K'ajarqn, Kamo, Kapan, Karmir Blur, Krasnosel'sk, Maralik, Martuni, Meghri, Sevan, Sisian, Sot'k, Spitak, Step'anavan, T'alin, Tashir, Vanadzor, Yeghegnadzor and Yerevan.
Armenia Locations: Akhuryan River, Aras, Arpa, Arpacay River, Hrazdan, Lesser Caucasus, Ozero Sevan and Sevana Lich.
Armenia Natural Resources: Armenia's geologic resources include small deposits of gold, zinc, molybdenum, copper, and alumina.
Armenia Natural Hazards: Natural hazards for Armenia include droughts, and occasionally there are severe earthquakes.
Armenia Environmental Issues: The environmental issues of land-locked Armenia are numerous. Water concerns range from the pollution of the Hrazdan (Razdan) and Aras Rivers, to the threat of drinking water supplies due to draining the country’s large lake, Sevana Lich, for hydropower use. There is soil pollution from toxic chemicals, such as DDT, and deforestation from the inhabitants scavenging for firewood during the 1990’s energy crisis. In addition, Armenia has restarted their Metsamor nuclear power plant in spite of its location in a seismically active zone.
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