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The ruins of Yererouk Basilica in Anipemza
The ruins of Yererouk Basilica in Anipemza
Anipemza is located in Armenia
Coordinates: 40°26′55″N 43°36′15″E / 40.44861°N 43.60417°E / 40.44861; 43.60417Coordinates: 40°26′55″N 43°36′15″E / 40.44861°N 43.60417°E / 40.44861; 43.60417
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Shirak
Population (2010)
 • Total 523
Time zone   (UTC+4)
Anipemza at GEOnet Names Server

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,[1] up from 349 at the 2001 census.[2]

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.


Population per years is the following.[3]

Year 1831 1873 1931 1959 1972 1979 2001 2004
Pop. 647 2359 529 1119 710 558 349 405