Araks, Armavir

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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
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Armavir
Founded1946
Population
 (2011)
 • Total2,113
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )

Araks (Armenian: Արաքս), is a village with 2,113 inhabitants (2001)[1] 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.[citation needed] Additionally there is the state owned Armenia Ethnography Museum.[2]

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  1. ^ "Report of the results of 2001 Armenian Census" (PDF). National Statistical Service of Armenia.
  2. ^ Baboyan, Albert (1979). ""The centuries under the arches"". Soviet Armenia. 4: 10–11.