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Mount Aragats
Aragats mountain, Aragatsotn, Armenia.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 4,090 m (13,420 ft)
Prominence 2,143 m (7,031 ft)
Listing Country high point
Ultra
Geography
Location Aragatsotn Province and Shirak Province, Armenia
Country  Armenia
Parent range Lesser Caucasus
Geology
Age of rock Holocene
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown
Climbing
First ascent July 1843
Khachatur Abovian and Moritz Wagner

Mount Aragats; is an isolated four-peaked volcano massif in Armenia. Its northern summit, at 4,090 m (13,420 ft) above sea level, is the highest point of the Lesser Caucasus and Armenia. It is also one of the highest points in the Armenian Highlands.

The Aragats massif is surrounded by Kasagh River on the east, Akhurian River on the west, Ararat plain on the south and Shirak plain on the north. The circumference of the massif is around 200 km (120 mi), and covers an area of 6,000 km2 (2,300 sq mi) or around 15 of Armenia's total area. 944 km2 (364 sq mi) of the massif is located above 2,000 m (6,600 ft).

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