Armyansk

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Armyansk

Армянськ
Армянск
Ermeni Bazar
Apartment buildings in Armyansk
Apartment buildings in Armyansk
Flag of Armyansk
Flag
Coat of arms of Armyansk
Coat of arms
Armyansk is located in Crimea
Armyansk
Armyansk
Location of Armyansk within the Crimea
Coordinates: 46°6′53″N 33°41′26″E / 46.11472°N 33.69056°E / 46.11472; 33.69056Coordinates: 46°6′53″N 33°41′26″E / 46.11472°N 33.69056°E / 46.11472; 33.69056
CountryDisputed:
Republic Crimea
RegionArmyansk municipality
Area
 • Total16.2 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
(2014)
 • Total21,987
 • Density1,375.68/km2 (3,563.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK)
Postal code
96012 — 96016
Area code(s)+7-36567
Former nameArmyanskiy Bazar
ClimateCfa
Websitehttp://armgov.ru/

Armyansk (Ukrainian: Армянськ, Russian: Армянск, Armenian: Արմյանսկ, Crimean Tatar: Ermeni Bazar) is a town of regional significance in northern Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine, but de facto under control and administration of Russia. Armyansk serves as the administrative center of Armyansk municipality, one of the regions Crimea is divided into. It is located on the Isthmus of Perekop. Population: 21,987 (2014 Census).[1]

History[edit]

Armyansk was founded at the beginning of the 18th century by Armenians and Greeks, who had come from the nearby city of Or Qapı (modern Perekop). The first name of the town was Ermeni Bazar (Crimean Tatar for the "Armenian market"). In 1921, it was renamed Armyansk.

On 2 March 2014, early in the 2014 Crimean Crisis, a checkpoint was set up in Armyansk by Russian Naval Infantry units without cockades or rank insignia. They check cars driving in and out of the Crimea region.[2]

The Soviet monument of T-34 in the city commemorating the liberation from the Nazi occupation.

Economy and Industry[edit]

  • Krym Titan, Ti metallurgy, TiO2, TiCl2 TiCl4 and many other chemicals

The main employer in the city and the area is Crimean Titan (Russian: Крымский Титан ; Ukrainian Кримський Титан ), which specializes in the refining of Titanium dioxide for use in paints, plastics, and other products.

Transport[edit]

In ancient times, the city was located on the important road to Crimea. Now this road connects Kherson Oblast to Autonomous Republic of Crimea Tabliczka E97.svg. The town has also a railroad station.

Referred sources[edit]

  1. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2014). "Таблица 1.3. Численность населения Крымского федерального округа, городских округов, муниципальных районов, городских и сельских поселений" [Table 1.3. Population of Crimean Federal District, Its Urban Okrugs, Municipal Districts, Urban and Rural Settlements]. Федеральное статистическое наблюдение «Перепись населения в Крымском федеральном округе». ("Population Census in Crimean Federal District" Federal Statistical Examination) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUu27U6yy7g&list=UUTiGJ-vJfgwBs-EmfJc3jzg

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