Ararat Province

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Ararat
Արարատ
Province
Location o Ararat athin Armenie
Coordinates: 39°55′N 44°43′E / 39.917°N 44.717°E / 39.917; 44.717
Kintra Armenie
Caipital Artashat
Government
 • Govrenor Aramayis Grigoryan(2013)
Area
 • Total 2,096 km2 (809 sq mi)
Area rank 9t
Population (2002)
 • Total 252,665
 • Rank 5t
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+04
 • Summer (DST) UTC+05 (UTC)
Postal code 0601-0823
ISO 3166 code AM.AR
FIPS 10-4 AM02
Website ararat.gov.am

Ararat (Armenie: Արարատ‎) is a province (marz) o Armenie wi its caipital in Artashat. Namit efter Munt Ararat, the province borders Turkey tae the wast an Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic tae the sooth. It surroonds the Karki exclave o Nakhichevan which haes been controlled bi Armenie syne its captur in Mey 1992 durin the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Twa umwhile Armenie caipitals are locatit in this region (Artashat (Artaxata) an Dvin) as well as the Khor Virap monastery, significant as the place o Gregory the Illuminator's 13-year impreesonment an the closest point tae Munt Ararat athin Armenie borders.

Ararat borders the follaein marzer:

Ararat an aw borders Yerevan in the north, atween its borders wi Armavir an Kotayk.

In 1993 an again in 1995, CYMA (Canadian Youth Mission to Armenia) operatit frae Ararat province, biggin commonty centres, renovatin schuils, managin a childer's day camp an distributin aid tae faimilies affectit bi the Nagorno-Karabakh War. CYMA co-foonders Airchbishop Hovnan Derderian an Ronald Alepian chose Ararat due tae its well-organisit youth muivement.

Commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province o Ararat consists o the follaein 97 commonties (hamaynkner), o which 4 (bauld in the table) are considered urban an 93 are considered rural.[1] The diveesion belaw is bi raion, the admeenistrative subdiveesions o Armenie afore 1995.

Artashat Masis Ararat
  1. Abovyan
  2. Araksavan
  3. Arevshat
  4. Artashat
  5. Aygepat
  6. Aygestan
  7. Aygezard
  8. Azatavan
  9. Baghramyan
  10. Bardzrashen
  11. Berdik
  12. Berkanush
  13. Burastan
  14. Byuravan
  15. Dalar
  16. Deghdzut
  17. Dimitrov
  18. Ditak
  19. Dvin
  20. Getazat
  21. Hnaberd
  22. Hovtashen
  23. Jrashen
  24. Kaghtsrashen
  25. Kanachut
  26. Lanjazat
  27. Masis (veelage)
  28. Mkhchyan
  29. Mrganush
  30. Mrgavan
  31. Mrgavet
  32. Narek
  33. Norashen
  34. Nshavan
  35. Shahumyan
  36. Vardashen
  37. Verin Artashat
  38. Verin Dvin
  39. Vostan
  1. Arbat
  2. Arevabuyr
  3. Argavand
  4. Ayntap
  5. Azatashen
  6. Darakert
  7. Darbnik
  8. Dashtavan
  9. Dzorak
  10. Geghanist
  11. Getapnya
  12. Ghukasavan
  13. Hayanist
  14. Hovtashat
  15. Jrahovit
  16. Khachpar
  17. Marmarashen
  18. Masis
  19. Nizami
  20. Nor Kharberd
  21. Nor Kyurin
  22. Norabats
  23. Noramarg
  24. Ranchpar
  25. Sayat-Nova
  26. Sipanik
  27. Sis
  1. Aralez
  2. Ararat
  3. Ararat (veelage)
  4. Armash
  5. Avshar
  6. Aygavan
  7. Dashtakar
  8. Goravan
  9. Lanjanist
  10. Lanjar
  11. Lusarat
  12. Lusashogh
  13. Nor Kyank
  14. Nor Ughi
  15. Noyakert
  16. Paruyr Sevak
  17. Pokr Vedi
  18. Shaghap
  19. Sisavan
  20. Surenavan
  21. Taperakan
  22. Urtsadzor
  23. Urtsalanj
  24. Vanashen
  25. Vardashat
  26. Vedi
  27. Vedu ginu gortsaranin kits
  28. Vosketap
  29. Yeghegnavan
  30. Yeraskh
  31. Zangakatun

Gallery[eedit | eedit soorce]


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "RA Ararat Marz". Marzes of the Republic of Armenia in Figures, 2002-2006. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. 2007. 

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