Yerevan - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the air quality like at post (good/moderate/bad)? Are there seasonal air quality issues? Does the air quality have an impact on health?

Air quality can be bad in the winter. I am constantly cleaning my windowsills and wiping away black dust. A lot of burning of trash and other things takes place during the winter. It is a poor country so people burn what they can to keep warm. - May 2021

Air quality is decent, with some bad days. You can generally tell by looking at Mount Ararat; on a clear day there's a great view of the mountain. Some days, you can hardly see the top of it. - Mar 2017

Air quality is good. - Oct 2014

In Yerevan, it's moderate to unhealthy. The cars run on cheap gasoline. Though it's over 3,000 feet high, Yerevan sits in a valley and the dust and pollution frequent settle in the air. Once you leave Yerevan, the air quality improves. - Sep 2011

Subscribe to our newsletter

New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

Read More