Armenia

Armenia is located in the southern Caucasus and is the smallest of the former Soviet republics. It is bounded by Georgia on the north, Azerbaijan on the east, Iran on the south, and Turkey on the west. Contemporary Armenia is a fraction of the size of ancient Armenia. A land of rugged mountains and extinct volcanoes, its highest point is Mount Aragats, 13,435 ft (4,095 m).


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  • Masis, Massis, or MASIS may refer to: Masis (given name) Massis (surname) Mount Ararat, a mountain in Turkey historically known as Masis by the Armenians Masis, Armenia, a city in Ararat Province, Armenia Masis (village), a village in Ararat Province, Armenia FC Masis, a defunct football club in Armenia Massis (weekly), an Armenian publication in Los Angeles, CA Massis (periodical), an Armenian Catholic publication in Beirut, Lebanon Massis (Constantinople periodical), an Armenian Ottoman publication (1852–1908), first established as Hayasdan, published in Constantinople (now Istanbul) Memory and SMS interface standard (where "SMS" stands for "STAR Memory System", and "STAR" in turn stands for "Self-Test and Repair"), a specialized hardware description language created by Synopsys for the purpose of describing random-access memory structures in integrated circuit design

  • Ijevan (Armenian: Իջևան) is a town and urban municipal community in Armenia serving as the administrative centre of the Tavush Province It is located at the center of the region, at the foot of Ijevan ridge of Gugark Mountains, on the shores of Aghstev River Ijevan is the seat of the Diocese of Tavush of the Armenian Apostolic Church

  • Gyumri (Armenian: Գյումրի, pronounced [ɡjumˈɾi]) is an urban municipal community and the second-largest city in Armenia, serving as the administrative center of Shirak Province in the northwestern part of the country By the end of the 19th century, when the city was known as Alexandropol, it was one of the largest cities of Russian-ruled Eastern Armenia with a population similar to that of Yerevan It was renamed to Leninakan during the Soviet period

  • Alaverdi or Allaverdy may refer to: Alaverdi, Armenia, a town in the province of Lori, Armenia Alaverdi Monastery, a Georgian Eastern Orthodox monastery in the region of Kakheti, Georgia (country) HMCS Allaverdy (Fy 06), a patrol boat in the Royal Canadian Navy

  • Yerevan (UK: YERR-ə-VAN, US: -⁠VAHN, Armenian: Երևան \jɛɾɛˈvɑn:, sometimes spelled Erevan) is the capital and largest city of Armenia and one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities Situated along the Hrazdan River, Yerevan is the administrative, cultural, and industrial center of the country It has been the capital since 1918, the fourteenth in the history of Armenia and the seventh located in or around the Ararat plain

  • Vanadzor (Armenian: Վանաձոր) is an urban municipal community and the third-largest city in Armenia, serving as the capital of Lori Province in the northern part of the country It is located about 128 kilometres (80 miles) north of the capital Yerevan As of the 2011 census, the city had a population of 86,199, down from 148,876 reported at the 1979 official census

  • Hrazdan (Armenian: Հրազդան), is a town and urban municipal community in Armenia serving as the administrative centre of Kotayk Province, located 45 kilometres (28 miles) northeast of the capital Yerevan As of the 2011 census, the population of the town is 41,875 It has lost a significant number of inhabitants since the 1989 census reported 59,000 people

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