Garegin Nzhdeh Square at Shengavit
Shengavit district shown in red
|• Mayor of District||Armen Sargsyan|
|Population (2011 est.)|
|• Density||40.5/km2 (105/sq mi)|
Shengavit District (Armenian: Շենգավիթ) is one of the 12 districts of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. It is situated southwest of the city centre and consists of the following 7 parts: The South-Western district, Nerkin Shengavit, Verin Shengavit, Nerkin Charbakh, Verin Charbakh, Noragavit and Aeratsia. Garegin Nzhdeh Square and metro station form the core of the district.
As of the 2011 estimate, the district has a population of 147,300.
Shengavit District is one of the highly industrialized districts of Yerevan with many large plants, including the Nairit Chemical Plant, the ArmElectroMash Company for electrical machines, the Eurostan Uyut LLC for construction and building materials, the Yerevan Cable Factory (ErevanKabel), the Yerevan Tire Factory and the Yerevan Thermal Power Plant.
The joint civil and military Erebuni Airport is located in Shengavit.
Streets and landmarks
Main streets and squares
- Garegin Nzhdeh Street.
- Shirak Street.
- Artashesian Street.
- Bagratuniats Street.
- Arshakuniats Avenue.
- Garegin Nzhdeh Square.
- Shengavit Settlement of the late 4th millennium BC.
- Teishebaini hill at Karmir Blur, 7th century BC.
- Surp Gevork Church of Noragavit.
- Surp Khach Church of Nerkin Charbakh.
- Surp Khach Zoravor chapel.
- Komitas Pantheon and park.
- Artur Karapetyan park.
- Hayrenik cinema.
- Alashkert Stadium.
- Mika Stadium.
- FC Mika training centre.
- Mika Sports Arena.
- Ulisses FC training centre.
- Hovik Hayrapetyan Equestrian Centre.
- "Grand" indoor sports club.
- Yerevan Mall.
The Yerevan underground metro has 4 stations in the Shengavit district:
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia