Armavir province, located in the Western part of Armenia may truly be called as the spiritual or religious province of Armenia. Even though the administrative centre of the region is Armavir city. The region is of special importance as it is settled along the Ararat valley, in between the two significant mountains for Armenians: Mount Aragats (highest mountain in Armenia) and the Biblical Mount Ararat.

Formerly, Armavir was one of the 13 capitals of Armenia. The province is named in its honour. It is essential to note that present-day Armavir region is home to three of Armenia’s historic capitals.

According to historical sources people inhabited in this region starting from BC 5th century, with the oldest records to be found between 645-685 BC.

When talking about culture, Armenians believe this is one of the regions that possess the richest cultural centres of the country.

Among the most-developed sectors in the region are agriculture, fish farming and cattle-breeding.

The climate is dry and sunny; however, it provides beneficial conditions to grow fruits like apricot, grapes, peach and so on.

The province of Armavir is rich in unique historical monuments.

Another special fact: there are many plants and insects type in Armavir region, which are recorded in Red Book.

Saint Gayane Church
The Saint Gayane Church is a 7th-century Armenian church in Vagharshapat, the religious center of Armenia. It is located within walking distance from the Etchmiadzin Cathedral of 301. St. Gayane was built by Catholicos Ezra I i...
Unnamed Road, Vagharshapat, Armenia
Etchmiadzin Cathedral is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, located in the city of Vagharshapat, Armenia. According to most scholars it was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia, and is often considered ...
Lake Ayger
Unnamed Road, Aknalich, Armenia
Lake Akna is a small lake located in the Ararat plain west of Ejmiatsin in Armenia. The area of the lake is 0.07 km2 (0.027 sq mi), while its maximum depth is 9.4 meters.
Metsamor site exterior
Taronik, Armenia
Metsamor site is the remains of an old fortress located to the southwest of the Armenian village of Taronik, in the Armavir Province. While it used to be believed the city of Metsamor was destroyed by the Urartians during the I...
State Ethnographic Museum "Sardarapat"
3XQ4+W93 State Ethnographic Museum "Sardarapat", Araks, Armenia
Officially, the Armenia Ethnography Museum and the National Liberation Movement, is a state-owned museum of Armenia located in the village of Araks, Armavir Province, within the Sardarapat Memorial complex, around 10 km southwe...
Shirak Province, Armenia
Mount Aragats, Russian Gora Aragats, also spelled Gora Aragac, mountain in Armenia, northwest of Yerevan and north of the Ararat Plain. The highest point in both Armenia and the Lesser Caucasus range (13,418 feet [4,090 m]), Ar...
Unnamed Road, Nor Armavir, Armenia
Urartian documents indicate that Argishtikhinili was founded in 776 BC following the command of Argishti I, in the eleventh year of his reign. The establishment of the town was preceded by a long-term Urartian expansion into th...
Unnamed Road, Musaler, Armenia
Musaler is a village in the Armavir Province of Armenia. The village was renamed in 1972 after Musa Ler, the site of Armenian resistance in 1915. Since the authorities of the Soviet Union never officially acknowledged the fact ...
85 Mesrop Mashtots Street, Vagharshapat, Armenia
Saint Hripsime Church is a seventh century Armenian Apostolic church in the city of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin), Armenia. It is one of the oldest surviving churches in the country. The church was erected by Catholicos Komitas to...
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