Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)

Official nameRepublic of Artsakh
Name in local languageԱրցախ (hy)
SubcontinentWestern Asia
Population (ranking: 203e)147,906 inhabitants (2019)
Population growth0.62 % / year
Area11,433 km²
Density12.94 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 208e)0.562 billions $USD (2017)
GDP/capita (ranking)3,821 $USD (2017)
GDP growth15.60 % / year (2017)
Life expectancy (ranking)75.20 years (2017)
Birth rate15.90 ‰ (2017)
Fertility rate0.00 children / woman (2017)
Death rate (ranking)8.40 ‰ (2017)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)6.40 ‰ (2017)
Literacy rate100.00 % (2019)
Official languagesArmenian
CurrencyArtsakh dram ; Armenian dram (AMD)
HDI (ranking: n.c.)0.000 / 1 (2017)
EPI (ranking)62.07 (2018)
GovernmentUnitary presidential republic
Head of StatePresident Bako Sahakian
National Day2 September 1991 (independence of 1991)
ISO Codes,
Artsakh (Haut-Karabakh) – topographique

Artsakh is a self-proclaimed republic of Transcaucasia, called until early 2017 Nagorno-Karabakh. Mostly populated by Armenians (80%), the country declared its independence on 2 September 1991. It is not recognized by the international community (with the exception of Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Transnistria, themselves not recognized by the international community, as well as some regions in various countries).
Its capital and largest city is Stepanakert.

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Urban areas (2019)
Urban areasPopulation
Stepanakert56,600 inhabitants
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