Araks, Armavir (west)

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For the other town of this name in Armavir province, see Araks, Armavir (east).

Coordinates: 40°05′35″N 43°57′03″E / 40.09306°N 43.95083°E / 40.09306; 43.95083

Araks
Արաքս
Araks village as seen from Sardarapat Monument
Araks village as seen from Sardarapat Monument
Araks is located in Armenia
Araks
Araks
Coordinates: 40°05′35″N 43°57′03″E / 40.09306°N 43.95083°E / 40.09306; 43.95083
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Armavir
Founded 1940
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,640
Time zone   (UTC+4)

Araks (Armenian: Արաքս) is a village in the western part of the Armavir Province of Armenia. It was founded as a state farm in 1940. The Battle of Sardarapat of 1918, took place near the village of Araks. In 1968, the Sardarapat Battle Memorial was erected on the site of the battle.

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