ArmeniaArmenia, officially the Republic of Armenia, is a sovereign state in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.Yerevanis the capital and largest city of Armenia, and one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities.Gyumri, is the second largest city in Armenia and the capital of the Shirak Province in the northwestern part of the country.The Caucasusis a region at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black and the Caspian seas. It is home to the Caucasus Mountains, which contain Europe's highest mountain, Mount Elbrus, 5,642 metres (18,510 ft).Lake Sevanis the largest body of water in Armenia and the Caucasus region.Hrazdanis a major river and the second largest in Armenia. It originates at the northwest extremity of Lake Sevan and flows south through the Kotayk Province and Armenia's capital, Yerevan. TheAras or Araxesis a river in and along the countries of Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran.Mount Aragatsis an isolated four-peaked volcano massif in Armenia.Mount Araratis a snow-capped and dormant compound volcano in the eastern extremity of Turkey. It consists of two major volcanic cones: Greater Ararat, the highest peak in Turkey and the Armenian plateau with an elevation of 5,137 m (16,854 ft); and Lesser Ararat, with an elevation of 3,896 m (12,782 ft).