The 174th Party: Armenia

The Secretariat is pleased to welcome Armenia as the 174th Party to CITES.

Armenia is situated in the Caucasus region, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. It borders Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkey, all of which have already joined the Convention.

Armenia is home to over 60 species listed in the CITES Appendices, including snowdrops, cyclamens, many birds of prey, wild cats and sturgeons. CITES trade with Armenia comprises mainly reptile leather products and caviar.

The Convention will enter into force in Armenia on 21 January 2009.

Map of Armenia