The Philippines is the world's second largest archipelago, after Indonesia, with over 7,100 islands. The islands are largely volcanic in nature and are covered in tropical rainforest and fertile soil, though most of the rainforest has been cleared. Although the terrain varies greatly, many of the coasts have numerous bays and headlands, and many of the larger islands have mountainous interiors.
Armenia is a small, former Soviet country nestled in the South Caucasus and flanked by their national enemies of Turkey, Azerbaijan. In the south, there is a small border with Iran, and in the north, there is a larger border with Georgia.