Mother Armenia, Gyumri

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Mother Armenia
Statue of Mother Armenia, Gyumri, (panoramio 26).jpg
Mother Armenia
Location Gyumri, Armenia
Founded 1975
Architect Rafik Yeghoyan
Sculptor Ara Sargsian, Yerem Vartanyan

The Mother Armenia (Armenian: Մայր Հայաստան Mayr Hayastan) monumental statue is a female personification of Armenia, located in the city of Gyumri. It resembles the monumental complex of Mother Armenia in the capital Yerevan. It was erected in 1975 on a hill west of Gyumri city. It was composed by sculptors Ara Sargsian and Yerem Vartanyan.[1] The architect is Rafik Yeghoyan.

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Coordinates: 40°46′49.80″N 43°49′29.30″E / 40.7805000°N 43.8248056°E / 40.7805000; 43.8248056