The ruins of Yererouk Basilica in Anipemza
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Anipemza (Armenian: Անիպեմզա,Russian: Анипемза) is a village and rural community in the Shirak Province of Armenia. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 523 in 2010, up from 349 at the 2001 census.
Anipemza is located on Armenia-Turkey border on a bank of Akhurian River on which opposite coast there are ruins of the ancient Armenian city of Ani in Turkey. In 7 km to the north from village there is Ry station 'Ani' of Armenian Railway. Anipemza was founded in 4th century by Kamsarakan princes. The village Anipemza is well known for ruins of Yererouk basilica of 4th-5th century. Near to village the industrial complex of building materials (processing of Pumice, Tuff, Andesite) is located.
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