Ashtarak facts for kids
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Ashtarak town • Ashtarak bridge of 1664
Karmravor Church • Saint Marianeh Church • Surp Sarkis Church
House-museum of Perch Proshyan • the statue of Nerses Ashtaraketsi
|First mentioned||9th century|
|• Total||7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,110 m (3,640 ft)|
|• Density||2,511/km2 (6,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AMT)|
|Area code(s)||(+374) 232|
Ashtarak is one of the oldest cities of Armenia. It was formed in the 9th century and reconstructed in the 17th century.
An interesting sight is an unusual bridge that crosses the Kasagh River. It was built in 1664. It has three arches that are unequal in size.
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