United Armenia

Armenian irredentist concept

United Armenia (Armenian: Միացեալ Հայաստան, romanized: Miats'eal Hayastan), also known as Greater Armenia or Great Armenia, is an Armenian irredentist political goal aimed at uniting all territories perceived as "historically or ethnically Armenian" to the Republic of Armenia.

Republic of Armenia
Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն
Flag of United Armenia
Flag
Coat of arms of United Armenia
Coat of arms
The map of United Armenia as claimed by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation.[N 1][N 2]
The map of United Armenia as claimed by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation.[N 1][N 2]

The claimed landsEdit

The modern use of United Armenia by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) encompasses the following areas:

Area Area (km²) Population Armenian population % Armenian
Armenia[N 3] 29,743 3,018,854[1] 2,961,514[2] 98.1%
Artsakh 3,170 145,053[3] 144,683[4] 99.7%
Javakhk[N 4] 2,589 69,561[5] 65,132[6] 93.6%
Nakhichevan 5,502 396,709[7] 6[8] 0%
Western Armenia[N 5] 172,386[N 6] 8,958,059[N 7] 0%
Total 213,390 12,588,236 3,171,335 25.1%

ReferencesEdit

  1. Armenian census, 2011.
  2. Armenian census, 2011.
  3. Artsakhi census, 2015.
  4. Artsakhi census, 2015.
  5. Georgian census, 2014.
    (total population of Akhalkalaki and Ninotsminda Municipalities)
  6. Georgian census, 2014.
    (total Armenian population of Akhalkalaki and Ninotsminda Municipalities)
  7. Azerbaijani census, 2009.
  8. Azerbaijani census, 2009.

NotesEdit

  1. Orange: regions where Armenians today form the overwhelming majority of population (present-day Republic of Armenia, Artsakh, Javakhk).
    Yellow: historically Armenian-populated regions that do not have Armenian population today (Western Armenia and Nakhchivan).
  2. Artsakh is shown in pre-2020 borders.
  3. Present-day Republic of Armenia.
  4. It includes the municipalities of Akhalkalaki and Ninotsminda, are now part of Georgia.
  5. The provinces that are partially or fully included in Western Armenia are: Van, Bitlis, Siirt, Batman, Diyarbakır, Muş, Ağrı, Iğdır, Kars, Erzurum, Artvin, Rize, Trabzon, Giresun, Gümüşhane, Bayburt, Erzincan, Tunceli, Bingöl. All these provinces are controlled by Turkey.
  6. Total area of all provinces that are currently part of Turkey and partly or wholly included in Western Armenia.
  7. Total population in 2018 of all provinces that are currently part of Turkey and partly or wholly included in Western Armenia.