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Ijevan
Իջևան
Ijevan landscape
Ijevan  Իջևան is located in Armenia
Ijevan  Իջևան
Ijevan
Իջևան
Coordinates: 40°52′32″N 45°08′57″E / 40.87556°N 45.14917°E / 40.87556; 45.14917
Kintra  Armenie
Marz Tavush
Mayor Vardan Ghalumyan [1]
Area
 • Total 4.62 km2 (1.78 sq mi)
Elevation 755 m (2,477 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 20,500
 • Density 4,437/km2 (11,490/sq mi)
Time zone GMT +4 (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) GMT+5 (UTC+5)
Website Ijevan info portal
Sources: Population [2]

Ijevan (Armenie: Իջևան‎; umwhile, Istibulagh an Karavansara) is a ceety in Armenie an the caipital o Tavush Province. It is locatit in the northren pairt o the region, on the fuit o Ijevan ridge an Nal'teket ridge on baith banks o Aghstev River. The ceety's current name, Ijevan, an its umwhile name Karavansara (till 1919) baith mean "inn" (caravanserai), in Armenie an Persie, respectively.[3] The ceety's population as o 2009 is 20,500 makkin it the maist populatit ceety in the province. It is 137 km tae the north-east o Yerevan. Currently, the mayor o the ceety is Varuzhan Nersisyan who runs Ijevan alongside a fifteen-memmer cooncil.[4] The Yerevan-Tbilisi heich-gate passes through the ceety. Ijevan haes a railwey station syne 1870.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Armenia's Famous Persons". Retrieved 2009-03-04. 
  2. Armstats:Population
  3. Kiesling, Rediscoving Armenia, p. 111, available online at the US embassy to Armenia's website
  4. "Malcolm Simpson, Community-Based Economic Development Strategy, City of Ijevan, Armenia, 2003-2006" (PDF). 2002. Retrieved 2008-06-06.