Garegin Nzhdeh Square of Shengavit
Shengavit district shown in red
|• Mayor of District||Armen Sargsyan|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||40/km2 (100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||AMT (UTC+4)|
Shengavit District (Armenian: Շենգավիթ), is one of the 12 districts of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, located at the southwestern part of the city. It has common borders with the districts of Malatia-Sebastia, Kentron, Erebuni and Nubarashen. Ararat Province forms the souther borders of the district.
Garegin Nzhdeh Square and metro station form the core of the district.
Shengavit is one of the highly industrialized districts of Yerevan with many large plants, including the Nairit Chemical Plant, the ArmElectroMash Company for electrical machines, the Eurostan Uyut LLC for construction and building materials, the Yerevan Cable Factory (ErevanKabel), the Yerevan Tire Factory and the Yerevan Thermal Power Plant.
The joint civil and military Erebuni Airport is located in Shengavit.
As of the 2011 census, the district has a population of 135,535.
Streets and landmarks
Main streets and squares
- Garegin Nzhdeh Street.
- Shirak Street.
- Artashesian Street.
- Bagratuniats Street.
- Arshakuniats Avenue.
- Garegin Nzhdeh Square.
- Shengavit Settlement of the late 4th millennium BC.
- Teishebaini hill at Karmir Blur, 7th century BC.
- Surp Gevork Church of Noragavit.
- Surp Khach Church of Nerkin Charbakh.
- Surp Khach Zoravor chapel.
- Komitas Pantheon and park.
- Artur Karapetyan park.
- Movses Gorgisyan park.
- Alashkert Stadium.
- Mika Stadium.
- Mika Sports Arena.
- Hovik Hayrapetyan Equestrian Centre.
- "Grand" sports centre.
- Yerevan Mall.
The Yerevan underground metro has 4 stations in the Shengavit district: