Syunik

Syunik
Area: 4,506 km²
Population: 137,311
Capital: Kapan
Unemployment: 15 %
Per Capita GDP: 2,796,691 AMD
GDP change 2015-2017: 23.7%

AUA Offices

AUA Open Education Goris
Office hours: 09:00-18:00
Address: 5 Mashtots St.
Phone: 091 678105
Email: [email protected]

AUA Open Education Kapan
Office hours: 09:00-18:00
Address: 16 Lernagortsneri St.
Phone: 098 606090
Email: [email protected]

REALITY LABS

“Destination Goris”
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.

PROVINCE PROFILE

INDUSTRIES: Armenia’s largest mining operations, building materials, dairy factory, asphalt and mineral water.

NGO: 65

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.

SWOT

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.