Area: 4,506 km²
Unemployment: 15 %
Per Capita GDP: 2,796,691 AMD
GDP change 2015-2017: 23.7%
Model hotel development in different categories (B&B, Boutique and Grand)SME development in the value chain of tourism & hospitality.
Teacher training & development of student center methodology in language teaching for children and young adults.
INDUSTRIES: Armenia’s largest mining operations, building materials, dairy factory, asphalt and mineral water.
EDUCATION: 117 schools
NATURAL RESOURCES: Asphalt
DESTINATIONS: Goris, Kapan, Tatev Monastery, Wings of Tatev, Khendzoresk hanging bridge, Meghri, Shaki Waterfall, Carahunge, Khustup Mount and Vahanavank.
STRENGTHS: Developing tourism and hospitality. Developed mining industry.
WEAKNESS: Underdeveloped and not diversified economy and workforce. Lack of infrastructure.
OPPORTUNITIES: SME, tourism & hospitality school. Artisanship and functional souvenir industry. Agro-business and husbandry development.
THREATS: Environmental hazard due to mining industry. Unemployment & high rate of poverty. Lack of initiative.