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View of Artashat • Statue of King Artaxias I
Apricot farms • Surp Hovhannes Church
World War II memorial • Downtown Artashat
|• Total||18.3 km2 (7.1 sq mi)|
|Elevation||830 m (2,720 ft)|
|• Density||1,217/km2 (3,152/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AMT)|
|Area code(s)||+374 (235)|
Artashat is a city in Armenia. It is on Araks River. Artashat is the capital of Ararat Province. The name is from Iranian languages and means the "joy of Arta". It was founded by King Artashes I in 176 B.C. Artashat was the capital of the Kingdom of Armenia from 185 BC until 120 AD.
There are 25,300 people.
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