Central Armenia

Central Armenia is Armenia‘s political, cultural, economic, and transit hub, home to the political and spiritual capitals of Yerevan and Echmiadzin.

Echmiadzin Cathedral

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Map of Central Armenia

Central Armenia includes the marzes of Aragatsotn, Ararat Marz, Armavir and Kotayk.

  • 40.1544.041 Armavir ancient capital of Armavir province, believed to have been founded in the early 20th century B.C. by King Argishtis I of Urartu, and the one-time capital of the Urartian Empire
  • 39.95392544.5505561 Artashat former capital of Armenia (2nd century B.C.5th century A.D.), located by the stunningly situated Khor Virap Monastery
  • 40.344.41 Ashtarak center of Aragatsotn region with interesting temple architecture
  • 40.17277777777844.29251 Echmiadzin the spiritual capital of Armenia, home to the Armenian Catholicos, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • 40.11944444444444.7230555555561 Garni village best known for its temple – the only preserved monument in Armenia, which belongs to the era of paganism
  • 40.544.7666666666671 Hrazdan the capital of in Kotayk Province and also home to the Makravank Monastery
  • 40.38361111111143.8763888888891 Talin village boasts a very large cathedral built approximately in VII century
  • 40.53333333333344.7205555555561 Tsaghkadzor ski resort
  • 40.18138888888944.5144444444441 Yerevan Armenia’s capital and the center of modern Armenian life

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