Armyansk ( Ukrainian: Армянськ, Russian: Армянск, Armenian: Արմյանսկ, Crimean Tatar: ) is a town of regional significance in northern Ermeni Bazar 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 in 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 renamed in 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, checking cars driving in and out of the Crimea region. [2 ]
The Soviet monument of
in the city commemorating the liberation from the
Transport [ edit ]
In ancient times, the city was located on the important road to the
Crimea. Now this road is of international connecting Kherson Oblast to the Crimea . Town also have a railroad station.
Referred sources [ edit ]
^ 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
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