Armavir Province

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Armavir
Արմավիր
Province
Armavir Province
Location o Armavir athin Armenie
Coordinates: 40°09′N 44°03′E / 40.150°N 44.050°E / 40.150; 44.050
Kintra Armenie
Caipital Armavir
Government
 • Govrenor Ashot Ghahramanyan
Area
 • Total 1,242 km2 (480 sq mi)
Area rank 10t
Population (2009)
 • Total 282,600
 • Rank 3rd
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+04
 • Summer (DST) UTC+05 (UTC)
Postal code 0901-1149
ISO 3166 code AM.AV
FIPS 10-4 AM03
Website offeecial wabsteid
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History

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Admeenistrative diveesions
Aragatsotn · Ararat · Armavir
Gegharkunik · Kotayk · Lori · Shirak
Syunik · Tavush · Vayots Dzor
Yerevan (ceety wi special status)

Armavir (Armenie: Արմավիր‎) is a province (marz) o Armenie wi the caipital in Armavir. It is in the wast o the kintra, locatit in the Ararat valley, atween Munt Ararat an Munt Aragats, an shares a 45-mile border wi Turkey tae the sooth an wast. The province is the location o the Holy Ceety o Echmiadzin which serves as the center o the Armenie Apostolic Kirk an the seat o the Catholicos o Armenie an o Aw Armenies. An aw locatit in this region is the historic ceety o Sardarapat, steid o the 1918 Battle o Sardarapat, a decisive event seen as no anerlie stoppin the Turkis advance intae the rest o Armenie but an aw preventin the complete destruction o the Armenie naition.[1]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Armavir haes an aurie o 1242 sq. km (4.2% of total aurie o Armenie) makkin it the smawest province o the kintra in terms o total aurie. It is bordered bi Turkey frae the wast an the sooth wi a length o 130.5 km bordrerline, whaur Arax River separates Armenie frae Turkey.

The province is mainly consistit o agricultural lands. Metsamor (or Sevjur) is the anerlie river which stairts frae the province o Armavir.

Admeenistrative borders[eedit | eedit soorce]

Armavir borders the follaein marzer:

Tae the northeast, atween its bundaries wi Aragatsotn an Ararat, Armavir borders Yerevan an aw.

Commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Armavir Province wis formit efter the new law o 4 September 1995, regardin the Admeenistrative-territorial diveesion o the Republic o Armenie.

As o the beginnin o 2009, the population o the urban commonties wis 101,700; formin 35.8% o he province's total population, while the rural commonties haed a population o 182,800; formin 64.2% o the province's population.[2]

The province consists o the follaein 97 commonties (hamaynkner), o which 3 (bauld in the table) are considered urban an 94 are considered landwart.[3] The diveesion belaw is bi taratsashrjan, the admeenistrative subdiveesions o Armenie afore 4 December 1995.

Armavir Vagharshapat (Echmiadzin)
  1. Aknalich
  2. Amasia
  3. Araks
  4. Arazap
  5. Arevadasht
  6. Arevik
  7. Argavand
  8. Argina
  9. Armavir
  10. Armavir (veelage)
  11. Artamet
  12. Artashar
  13. Aygeshat
  14. Bagaran
  15. Baghramyan
  16. Bambakashat
  17. Berkashat
  18. Dalarik
  19. Dzerzhinski
  20. Getashen
  21. Hatsik
  22. Haykavan
  23. Hoktember
  24. Hushakert
  25. Janfida
  26. Jrashen
  27. Karakert
  28. Khanjyan
  29. Koghbavan
  30. Lenughi
  31. Lernagog
  32. Lukashin
  33. Metsamor
  34. Mrgashat
  35. Myasnikyan
  36. Nalbandyan
  37. Nor Armavir
  38. Nor Artages
  39. Nor Kesaria
  40. Norapat
  41. Noravan
  42. Pshatavan
  43. Shenavan
  44. Shenik
  45. Sovetakan
  46. Talvorik
  47. Tandzut
  48. Vanand
  49. Yeghegnut
  50. Yervandashat
  51. Zartonk
  52. Zhdanov
  1. Aghavnatun
  2. Aknashen
  3. Amberd
  4. Apaga
  5. Aragats
  6. Araks
  7. Aratashen
  8. Arevashat
  9. Arshaluys
  10. Artimet
  11. Aygek
  12. Aygeshat
  13. Baghramyan
  14. Dasht
  15. Doghs
  16. Vagharshapat
  17. Ferik
  18. Guy
  19. Griboyedov
  20. Haykashen
  21. Haytagh
  22. Hovtamej
  23. Jrarat
  24. Jrarati trchnafabrika
  25. Khoronk
  26. Lernamerdz
  27. Lusagyugh
  28. Margara
  29. Merdzavan
  30. Metsamor
  31. Mrgastan
  32. Musaler
  33. Norakert
  34. Parakar
  35. Ptghunk
  36. Samaghar
  37. Shahumyan
  38. Shahumyani trchnafabrika
  39. Taronik
  40. Tsaghkalanj
  41. Tsaghkunk
  42. Tsiatsan
  43. Vardanashen
  44. Voskehat
  45. Yeraskhahun

Famous natives[eedit | eedit soorce]

Armenie-American composer Edward Manukyan an the late Armenian pop sangster Aram Asatryan wur baith born in this region.

Gallery[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Balakian, Peter. The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response. New York: HarperCollins, 2003, p. 321 ISBN 0-06-055870-9
  2. http://www.armavir.am/armavir.html armavir.am
  3. "RA Armavir Marz". Marzes of the Republic of Armenia in Figures, 2002-2006. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. 2007. 

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