Central Armenia

Central Armenia is Armenia's political, cultural, economic, and transit hub, home to the political and spiritual capitals of Yerevan and Echmiadzin. Central Armenia includes the marzes of Aragatsotn, Ararat Marz, Armavir and Kotayk.

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Yerevan is the capital of the Republic of Armenia, one of the three hubs of the South Caucasus and is home to over a million people - the largest Armenian community in the world.

Garni is a village in the Kotayk Province of Central Armenia. Garni is rich in history.

Tsaghkadzor is a city in Central Armenia, known for being a ski resort, with forests and an ancient monastery.


Ashtarak is a small city in Central Armenia 20 km north west of Yerevan. It features the most well preserved Armenian Church of the VII century Karmravor.

Echmiadzin, in Central Armenia, is Armenia's fourth-largest city. It is the seat of the Armenian Catholicos, head of the Armenian Apostolic Church, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Artashat is a city in Central Armenia. This small town is more like an overgrown village, with little to offer in terms of tourist sites and infrastructure.

Armavir is a city in Central Armenia, past Echmiadzin. It is the capital of the Marz of the same name, though it is probably …

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