Armenians Can Travel Visa-free to a Record Number of Countries

(Panarmenian)- In the index of passports of 2018, Armenia has climbed two notches to take the 76th spot with the opportunity to visit 59 countries without a visa

This is the best result in recent years (58 countries in 2017, 57 in 2016, and 52 in 2015).

Armenia’s neighbors are located in the Passport Index as follows: Russia is on the 48th spot, Turkey – 50th, Georgia – 53rd, Kazakhstan – 65th, Azerbaijan – 72nd place.

Georgia significantly improved its position in the ranking due to the visa-free access to the Schengen countries.

Over the past five years, Germany has topped the ranking, with Germans entitled to travel visa-free to 177 countries around the world.

The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index is a global ranking of countries according to the travel freedom that their citizens enjoy.