Ararat (village), Armenia

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Coordinates: 39°49′49″N 44°42′09″E / 39.83028°N 44.70250°E / 39.83028; 44.70250

Ararat
Արարատ
The House-Museum of Vazgen Sargsyan in Ararat
The House-Museum of Vazgen Sargsyan in Ararat
Ararat is located in Armenia
Ararat
Ararat
Coordinates: 39°49′49″N 44°42′09″E / 39.83028°N 44.70250°E / 39.83028; 44.70250
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Ararat
Founded 1828
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,609
Time zone   (UTC+4)

Ararat (Armenian: Արարատ, is a major village in the Ararat Province of Armenia, located 14 km south of the provincial centre Artashat. It was founded in 1828 and known as Davalu until 1935. In the 2011 census, the village had a population of 7,609.[1]

It hosted to the first CYMA – Canadian Youth Mission to Armenia led by Ronald Alepian in 1993. The village is home to the Vazgen Sargsyan House-Museum.


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