June 9, 1992 is the date on which Armenia became one of the member states of UNESCO. As of July 2016, 1,052 sites are listed in the world heritage list: 814 cultural, 203 natural, and 35 mixed properties, within the 165 state parties. Armenia, with its 29,743 square kilometer territory, has a rather long list.
Culture and Traditions
Armenia - rich with culture and traditions preserved for centuries. While some traditions date back thousands of years, like its people, they have evolved to befit the modern age and are still celebrated today. The culture of Armenia encompasses many elements that are based on the geography, language, faith, literature, architecture, dance, and music of the people.