Nor Armavir

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Coordinates: 40°05′12″N 43°59′24″E / 40.08667°N 43.99000°E / 40.08667; 43.99000

Nor Armavir
Նոր Արմավիր
Nor Armavir is located in Armenia
Nor Armavir
Nor Armavir
Coordinates: 40°05′12″N 43°59′24″E / 40.08667°N 43.99000°E / 40.08667; 43.99000
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Armavir Province
Founded 1923
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,735
Time zone   (UTC+4)

Nor Armavir (Armenian: Նոր Արմավիր, meaning "New Armavir") is a village in the Armavir Province of Armenia. The village was founded in 1923 by Armenian refugees from Turkey, who named the village after the ancient city of Armavir, which has its ruins nearby. However, The village is known first and foremost for the Battle of Sardarabad during the Caucasus Campaign, as the battle occurred on the modern site of the town in 1918.

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