Area: 2,756 km²
Unemployment: 11.8 %
Per Capita GDP:
GDP change 2015-2017:
Smart and sustainable agriculture with ecotourism and extreme tourism.
INDUSTRIES: Mining, manufacturing, chemical industry, manufacture of rubber and plastic and jewelry products.
EDUCATION: 294 schools
NATURAL RESOURCES: The rivers of Kasagh, Gegharot and Amberd are the main water resources in the province
DESTINATIONS: mountain lake of Kari, Byurakan Observatory, Mount Aragats, The Abaran Battle Memorial and the Armenian Alphabet Park, Aragats Alpine Sanctuary, Sagmosavank monastery, Amberd
STRENGTHS: Favorable for development of both plant growing (grain, potatoes, perennial grass, forage crops) and cattle breeding
WEAKNESS: Unemployment rate, farmlands occupied by grains and dry seeds
OPPORTUNITIES: Greenhouse economies, winter sports, processing enterprises (factories of conserves and beverages), combination of production, winemaking and tourism, Archaeological, gastronomic, winemaking, mountaineering, winter and ethnic tourism directions.
THREATS: Workforce development