Armenia web resources
RESOURCES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Following is a list of websites for additional information about the Peace Corps and Armenia and to connect you to returned Volunteers and other invitees. Please keep in mind that although we try to make sure all these links are active and current, we cannot guarantee it.
A note of caution: As you surf the Internet, be aware that you may find bulletin boards and chat rooms in which people are free to express opinions about the Peace Corps based on their own experiences, including comments by those who were unhappy with their choice to serve in the Peace Corps. These opinions are not those of the Peace Corps or of the U.S. government, and we hope you will keep in mind that no two people experience their service in the same way.
General Information About Armenia
A wiki site developed by Raffi Kojian with over 5,000 Armenia(n) related articles.
On this site, you can learn anything from what time it is in Yerevan to information about how to convert from the dollar to the dram. Just click on Armenia and go from there.
Visit this site to learn about any country in the world.
The U.S. State Department’s website issues background notes periodically about countries around the world. Find Armenia and learn more about its social and political history.
This site includes links to all the official sites for governments worldwide.
This online world atlas includes maps and geographical information, and each country page contains links to other sites, such as the Library of Congress, that contain comprehensive historical, social, and political background.
This United Nations site allows you to search for statistical information for member states of the U.N.
This site provides an additional source of current and historical information about countries around the world.
Armenian Language Resources
Wikipedia Armenian language
Overview of the history and makeup of the Armenian language.
U.S. Peace Corps Armenian language material
eBooks and audios made by the PC and PCV's to learn basic Armenian.
Connect With Returned Volunteers and Other Invitees
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Staff who served in Armenia.
This is a forum for current, returned and incoming volunteers to Armenia. It's a place for us to share our experiences, keep in touch with one another, and give support to those who have absolutely no idea where they're going. Armenia, where's that?
This is the site of the National Peace Corps Association, made up of returned Volunteers. This site includes links to all the Web pages of the “friends of” groups for most countries of service, made up of former Volunteers who served in those countries. There are also regional groups who frequently get together for social events and local volunteer activities.
This site is known as the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Web Ring. Browse the Web ring and see what former Volunteers are saying about their service.
This site is hosted by a group of returned Volunteer writers. It is a monthly online publication of essays and Volunteer accounts of their Peace Corps service.
Online Articles/Current News Sites About Armenia
An Armenian news index.
ArmGate has links to a variety of resources on Armenia.
International Development, Government, and Business Sites
A site maintained by the American University of Armenia, sponsored by Sun Microsystems' worldwide Information and Technology Exchange program.
The site of the U.S. Embassy in Armenia.
Armenia Diaspora, a site developed by the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Armenian International Women’s Association.