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Religions in Armenia Population : 2,967,004 (July 2009 est.) Ethnic groups : Armenian 97.9%, Yezidis/Kurds 1.3%, Russian 0.5%, other (Assyrians, Greeks, Ukrainians, Jews) 0.3% (2001 census) Languages : Armenian 97.7%, Yezidi 1%, Russian 0.9%, other 0.4% (2001 census) by Tigran Tshorokhyan University of California Santa Barbara July 17, 2009
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The First Armenian state Urartu was etablished in 860 BC Armenian Empire was among the greatest powers of the World up to 387 AD
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Paganism was the main religion Armenians believed in up to 301 AD Garni Temple, 1 st century BC Armenia was the 1 st state adopted Christianity in 301 AD St.Echmiadzin Cathedral, 4 th century AD
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Republic of Armenia Constitution: Article 26 Everyone shall have the right to freedom of  thought, conscience and religion. This right  includes freedom to change the religion or belief  and freedom to, either alone or in community  with others manifest the religion or belief,  through preaching, church ceremonies and other  religious rites
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Republic of Armenia Constitution: Article 8.1
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