The current population of the Republic of Armenia is mostly formed at the time of the first Republic declared in 1918, the first years of the USSR formation, and The Great repatriation. The descendants of the Armenian Genocide victims form a large number of the population, settled in different regions of Armenia.
The ethnicity of the Republic of Armenia is distinguished by its uniformity. 96% of the population are Armenians. Other nationalities living in Armenia are Yezidis, Russians, Assyrians, Greeks, Kurds and Ukrainians. Georgians and Iranians also form a small community.