|Native to||Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Russia, United States, Georgia, Lebanon, Iran, Syria, Turkey, Cyprus|
Official language in
(not recognized internationally)
|Regulated by||National Academy of Sciences of Armenia|
hye – Modern Armenian
xcl – Classical Armenian
axm – Middle Armenian
It is the official language of Armenia and the occupied region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The language is also widely spoken by Armenian communities all over the world. It is written by its own Armenian alphabet. The language has two standard forms: Eastern Armenian and Western Armenian.