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Armenia Summary

Population 2000 (NSO-Based Estimate '000) 3,218   Population 2000 (UN '000) 3,787
Area (km2) 28,277   Avg. Input Resolution (km) 51
Number of Administrative Units 11   Population Per Administrative Unit ('000) 293
Number of Urban Extents 33   Number of Settlement Points 42

Armenia Details

Continent Asia
Country Name Armenia
Administrative Classifications
Level Used 1.0
Leve1 Type Marzes
Level2 Type Rayon
Number of Units 11
Population Per Unit ('000) (2000, estimate) 293
National Population Estimates
Last Year of Reference 2001
NSO-Based Estimated Population, 1990 ('000) 3,280
NSO-Based Estimated Population, 1995 ('000) 3,246
NSO-Based Estimated Population, 2000 ('000) 3,218
UN Population, 1990 ('000) 3,545
UN Population, 1995 ('000) 3,760
UN Population, 2000 ('000) 3,787
National Spatial Estimates
Area (km2) 28,277
Average Input Resolution (km) 51
Settlement Points
Number of Settlement Points 42
Largest Settlement, by Population (2000, estimate) 1,248,032
Smallest Settlement, by Population (2000, estimate) 1,700
Mean Settlement, by Population (2000, estimate) 52,260
Urban Areal Extents
Number of Urban Extents 33
Largest Urban Extent (km2) 591
Smallest Urban Extent (km2) 4
Mean Urban Extent (km2) 53
Total for All Urban Extent (km2) 1,747
Largest Urban Extent (population, 2000) 1,062,072
Smallest Urban Extent (population, 2000) 5,056
Mean Urban Extent (population, 2000) 56,349
Total for All Urban Extent (population, 2000) 1,859,515
% Total Land Area in Urban Extents (km2) 6%
% Total Population in Urban Extents (2000, estimate) 60%
% Total Population that is Urban (2001, UN World Urbanization Prospects) 67%
Urban Areal Extents, by Source
Nighttime Lights Data 17
Regression-estimated Extents 20
Digital Chart of the World 4
Other 0
Administrative Population Source Data:
2001 Census marzes (administrative 1 level) were provided by the National Statistical Service of Armenia and downloaded at: . 1989 rayon (administrative 2 level) population data were obtained via the Australian Centre of the Asian Spatial Information and Analysis Network (ACASIAN), .
Administrative Boundary Source Data:
Australian Centre of the Asian Spatial Information and Analysis Network (ACASIAN), .
Settlement Point Population Source Data:
Armenia Census 2001, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (NSS of RA); World Gazetteer,
Settlement Point Coordinate Source Data:
ASCities, Getty, NIMA, World Gazetteer
Urban Criteria for Settlements (UN):
Cities and urban-type localities, officially designated as such, usually according to the criteria of number of inhabitants and predominance of agricultural or non-agricultural workers and their families.
Administrative Population Edits and Notes:
The National Statistics of the Republic of Armenia reported that because the 1989 census took place under difficult conditions, the census data resulted in an undercount. The Rayon population was aggregated to the Marzes level.
Administrative Spatial Edits and Notes:
The rayon (administrative 2 level) boundaries were dissolved to the marzes (administrative 1 level) level.