Davtashen District

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For the town in Aragatsotn Province, see Davtashen, Aragatsotn.
Davtashen district shown in red
Davtashen district shown in red
Davtashen is located in Armenia
Location in Armenia
Coordinates: 40°12′57″N 44°28′52″E / 40.21583°N 44.48111°E / 40.21583; 44.48111Coordinates: 40°12′57″N 44°28′52″E / 40.21583°N 44.48111°E / 40.21583; 44.48111
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Yerevan
 • Mayor of district Ruslan Baghdasaryan
 • Total 6.71 km2 (2.59 sq mi)
Elevation 1,120 m (3,670 ft)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 42,380
 • Density 6,300/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zone AMT (UTC+4)
Website davtashen.am

Davtashen (Armenian: Դավթաշեն (Davt'ashen); also, Davitashen and Davidashen), is a district of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. It is located at the northwestern part of the city, on the right bank of Hrazdan River. As of the 2011 census, the population of the district is 42,380.

It is bordered by the Arabkir District from the south and east and the Ajapnyak District from the south and the west. Kotayk Province forms the northern border of the district.[1]

The district is unofficially divided into smaller neighborhoods including the Davtashen blocks, Northern Davtashen and Huysi Avan. The district is home to the Araks Factory for Commutative Technology.

Davtashen is connected with the rest of Yerevan city through the Davtashen Bridge.

Streets and landmarks[edit]

Main streets[edit]

  • Yeghvard highway.
  • Anastas Mikoyan street.
  • Sasna Tsrer street.
  • Pirumians street.
  • Aghababyan street.
  • Tigran Petrosyan street.



Panoramic view of Davtashen district