Armenian Progressive Youth NGO Info-Pack "Santa Barbara" - Page 14

Weather in Armenia Armenia is usually referred to as a sunny country. Its climate ranges from dry subtropical to cold. The mountain peaks are covered with eternal snow, while their slopes are lined by alpine meadows. September is the ideal month for visiting Armenia with pleasant temperature and virtually no rain, except for possible thunderstorms in the mountains.More info: Currency in Armenia: Armenian national currency is the Dram (AMD). There are ATM machines and banks all around the city. Payments with VISA/Master Card credit cards are possible in most of the supermarkets, cafes, shops and restaurants. For the small local shops it’s always good to have some cash. The exchange offices are located in the banks and some big supermarkets. No passport is needed to exchange money. 1 EUR – 520 AMD 1 USD – 470 AMD 1 GBP –624 AMD USEFUL CONTACTS Ani Khachatryan – Project Manager, Logistics Coordinator Tel: (00374) 55 48 06 98 E-mail: [email protected]