Armenia is a cradle of origin of a modern individual. Armenia (official name- Republic of Armenia) is a continental country in Transcaucasia. Foreigners call our country Armenia, Armana, Arme′nie, etc. Republic of Armenia is an independent, democratic, social and legal state. At the beginning of the 4th century, in 301 A.D., Kingdom of Armenia was the first state adopted Christianity as its state religion.
Nowadays Armenian Republic recognizes the Armenian Apostolic Church as a principal religious establishment. Armenian alphabet was created in 405 A.D. by Mesrop Mashtots. Until 20th century the name “Armenia” referred to the whole Armenian Highlands, which stretched from the basin of rivers Euphrates and Tigris to the eastern part of Small Caucasus. In 1915 during Armenian Genocide the native inhabitants of western part of Armenia were killed and displaced, the eastern part acquired a short-term independence in 1918. It is reacquired an independence as Republic of Armenia in the result of referendum on September 21, 1991. RA Constitution was admitted in 1995 on 5th of July and changed on November 27.