40296-013: Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Armenia is a mountainous landlocked country located in the southern Caucasus. It has a land area of approximately 28,700 square kilometers and shares land borders with Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Turkey. Based on National State Statistics Association estimates, the population was about 3.22 million in 2006 of which about 64% lives in urban areas and the remainder in rural villages. About half the urban population lives in Yerevan, the capital city. The population is forecast to grow at ... Read More

Country Armenia
Project Number 40296-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2363
Approval Date 31 Oct 2007
Closing Date 20 Feb 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 36,000
Geographical Location 16 towns and 125 villages within the jurisdiction of Armenia Water and Sewerage Company
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban sewerage
Urban water supply
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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