In this series of articles we overview languages present in any given country. This time we are looking at the languages spoken in Armenia

The biggest languages present in Armenia include:

  • Armenian
  • Yezidi
  • Russian

The sole official language of the country is Armenian.

Below you will find summaries for the languages supported by our translation services.

Armenian

Armenian is a Armenian language spoken by 6.70 million people both in Armenia and abroad. It is the sole official language of Armenia.

Armenian language summary
Number of speakers worldwide6.70 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingArmenian alphabet
Major Armenian-speaking populations in:2 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

Approximately 6.70 million people in more than 2 countries speak Armenian as either the first or a second language. Examples of countries, where Armenian has a major presence, include:

  • Cyprus
  • Armenia

Around 97% of the population of Armenia speak Armenian.

Writing

Armenian uses the Armenian alphabet. It employs the standard version of the script with no additional, language-specific symbols. It is written from left to right.

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Russian

Russian is a Slavic language, which is a branch of the Indo-European language family. It has no country-wide official status in Armenia.

Russian language summary
Number of speakers worldwide260 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingRussian alphabet
Major Russian-speaking populations in:11 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

There are major Russian-speaking populations in more than 10 countries of the world. Countries with a significant number of people speaking the language include:

  • Ukraine
  • Israel
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Moldova
  • Latvia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Lithuania
  • Estonia

More than 2.46 million residents of Armenia understand Russian.

Writing

Russian uses the Cyrillic alphabet. It employs the extended version of the script, however, with 1 additional symbols. It is written from left to right.

Translation services

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