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Visiting the Caucasus: Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

The South Caucasus: Europe’s Forgotten Frontier

Visiting the Caucasus: Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

Armenia is located in the southern Caucasus and is the smallest of the former Soviet republics. It is bounded by Georgia on the north, Azerbaijan on the east, Iran on the south, and Turkey on the west. Contemporary Armenia is a fraction of the size of ancient Armenia. A land of rugged mountains and extinct volcanoes, its highest point is Mount Aragats, 13,435 ft (4,095 m).