Yerevan City


The capital of Armenia is a city of Yerevan. It is the political, cultural, educational and industrial center of Armenia. Yerevan is known as a rosy-colored city, as its buildings and monuments are built of Armenian tufa. That amazing pink stone exists in all its shades created by the super-strong heat of volcanoes of the omnipotent Nature. Yerevan is also known as the 'City of Fountains' . It is a city of Christian cathedrals, modern airports, theatres and museums, universities and academies, parks and research labs., squares and industrial sites and finally, of art loving people. Its vast squares, wide streets and avenues, green parks and gardens, blossoming with colors of apricot and cherry trees in springtime, give the city a special charm. Its refreshing fountains offer coolness in the hot summer days. Rich heritage, developed infrastructure and hospitality of Armenian people provide safe and healthy environment to foreign students. Yerevan is a more beautiful city by night. Hundreds of indoors and outdoors cafes with life music, Concert halls and theaters, hotels, restaurants and supermarkets make downtown a favourite place both for city hosts and tourists.


The climate of Armenia is highland continental, dry with four seasons. Temperatures can vary considerably between seasons. The summer is generally pleasant reaching 35 degree, though in the Ararat valley temperature may reach up to 40 degree. Winters are cold dipping to 5 degree below zero. Autumn is considered as the finest season with abundance of fruits, warm and velvety weather. Mountainous areas receive the most precipitation in the form of rain and snow. The most arid region of the country is along the Araks River.


Yerevan has a well-developed public transit system with metro, city buses, trolley buses and mini-vans operating. Most people in the capital use public transit. Taxis and private cars are also available.

Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
             Vice-President of India

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