Another 3 million Armenians live in various countries of the ex-Soviet Union—mainly in Russia.One and a half million Armenians are dispersed in the Americas.
The ethnic composition of Armenia's population is 93.3 percent Armenian; 1.5 percent Russian; 1.7 percent Kurdish; and 3.5 percent Assyrian, Greek, and other. The Armenian language is an Indo-European language.Armenia is a rugged, volcanic country with rich mineral resources.It is highly prone to earthquakes and occasional droughts. Approximately 3 million people live in the republic of Armenia. The designation "Armenia" applies to different entities: a "historical" Armenia, the Armenian plateau, the 1918–1920 U. State Department map of an Armenia, and the current republic of Armenia.The notion "Armenian culture" implies not just the culture of Armenia but that of the Armenian people, the majority of whom live outside the current boundaries of the republic of Armenia.
Its alphabet was invented by the monk Mesrob in 406 which was based on a version of nineteenth century Armenian spoken in Istanbul and is used mainly in the Diaspora, and Eastern Armenian, which was based on the Armenian spoken in Yerevan and is used in the ex-Soviet countries and Iran.