Ayrarat
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Ayrarat
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Province of the ancient kingdom of Armenia
189 BC-650 AD
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CapitalArtashat
History 
Artaxias I declaring himself independent
189 BC
650 AD 650 AD

Ayrarat (Armenian: ?) was a province of the ancient kingdom Armenia. The main city was Oshakan. It is believed that the name Ayrarat is the Armenian equivalent of the toponym Urartu (Armenian: , Ararat).[1]

Cantons

  • Shirak
  • Aragatsotn
  • Nig
  • Varazhnunik
  • Vostan Hayots
  • Vanand
  • Masyats-Votn
  • Kogovit
  • Basean
  • Bagrevand
  • Chakatk
  • Abeghyan
  • Havnunik
  • Arshanunik
  • Tsaghkotn
  • Arats
  • Urtsadzor
  • Vostan Dvna
  • Kotayk
  • Mazaz

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/ayrarat Encyclopædia Iranica Online

Coordinates: 39°55?00?N 44°43?00?E / 39.9167°N 44.7167°E / 39.9167; 44.7167


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