Republic of Mountainous Armenia

The Republic of Mountainous Armenia (Armenian: Լեռնահայաստանի Հանրապետութիւն Leřnahayastani Hanrapetutyun), also known as simply Mountainous Armenia (Լեռնահայաստան Leřnahayastan), was an anti-Bolshevik Armenian state roughly corresponding with the territory that is now the present-day Armenian provinces of Vayots Dzor and Syunik, and some parts of the present-day Republic of Azerbaijan (Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic in the west.[2] It was established by military commander and Armenian political thinker Garegin Nzhdeh and his allies with the support of local guerrilla forces, following the suppression of the February Uprising in April 1921. It was not recognized by any country but existed until mid-July of the same year.

Republic of Mountainous Armenia
Լեռնահայաստանի Հանրապետութիւն
1921–1921
Flag
Coat of arms
StatusUnrecognized state
CapitalGoris (de facto)[1]
Common languagesArmenian (de facto)
GovernmentRepublic
Prime Minister 
 1921
Garegin Nzhdeh
 1921
Simon Vratsian
History 
 Sovietization of Armenia
2 December 1920
18 Feb 2 Apr 1921
 Declared
26 April 1921
 Disestablished
13 July 1921
Preceded by
Succeeded by
First Republic of Armenia
Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic
Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic