Vagharshapat, is the 4th-largest city in and the most populous municipal community of , located about 18 km west of the capital , and 10 km north of the closed Turkish-Armenian border.
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Notable Places in the Area

is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, located in the city of Vagharshapat, Armenia. Photo: Heretiq, Public domain.

is a seventh century Armenian Apostolic church in the city of Vagharshapat, Armenia. Photo: Liveon001, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Church of Saint Gayane is a 7th-century Armenian church in Vagharshapat, the religious center of . Photo: Liveon001, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Church of Shoghakat was erected in 1694 by Prince Aghamal Sorotetsi during the reign of Catholicos Nahabed I in the city of Vagharshapat, in 's . Photo: Vigen Hakhverdyan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town located in the province of , about 10 km west from is situated 3 km east of Echmiadzin.

is a town in the Armavir Province of . is situated 6 km west of Echmiadzin.


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