National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia
Official name Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն (Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun), Republic of Armenia (English)
Official language: Armenian
Geography: A land-locked state in the Caucasus. bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan to the east and Iran and to the south.
Area: 29 743 sq kmTerritorial division: provinces, communities and the capital city with a proper community status and its own administrative subdivisions. Communities may include one or more townships. Population: 3,2 mio (2010)
Area code: +374
Currency: Armenian dram (AMD), в 1 dram = 100 looms.
Originally established on 28 May 1918, at the declaration of independence. On 24 August 1991, the Supreme Soviet of Armenia was transformed into the National Assembly with first elections held on 5 July 1995.
Mandate: MPs are elected for a term of four years within a majoritarian through general, equal, free, direct elections with personal and secret ballot on party lists. Eligibility is 25 years for citizens with five years continued residence in Armenia entitled to participate in balloting.
Ara Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia