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Its climate is highland continental, with hot summers and cold winters.
It constitutes one-tenth of the historical Armenian plateau.
The plateau is bordered on the east by Iran, on the west by Asia Minor, on the north by the Transcaucasian plains, and on the south by the Mesopotamian plains.
The plateau consists of a complex set of mountain ranges, volcanic peaks, valleys, lakes, and rivers.
Armenians have called themselves Torkomian or Torgomian .
They also call themselves Haigi serount or Haiki seround , descendants of Haig/Haik. Armenia has been identified with the mountainous Armenian plateau since pre-Roman times.