ARMAVIR REGION– the center of the region is Armavir. – 48 km
The Armavir region is located to the South of the Aragatsotn region and to the North-West of the Ararat. Armavir region was named after one of the first capitals of Armenia.
Armavir lies between montains Ararat and Aragats and is a part of the Ararat valley, the largest and the most fertile land among the forty valleys of the Historical Highland. The territory of the region is situated at an altitude of 580-1000 meters above sea level and has a sunny, dry and continental climate.
The historical-cultural merits of the region are great. Architecture was highly developed here since prehistoric times, and among the numerous evidences are the ruins of cyclopean fortresses, burial places and palace building.
|HISTORICAL MONUMENTS – LANDMARKS OF ARMAVIR REGION|
|Echmiadzin | The cathedral of Saint Gayane | The Church of saint Ripsime ||