Armenians mainly occupied the Kond neighbourhood of Yerevan and the rural suburbs around the city. At the beginning of the 20th century, Yerevan was a small city with a population of 30,000. Despite being partly damaged during the 1679 earthquake), it is the oldest surviving church within modern Yerevan city limits.

"My Yerevan,", This page was last edited on 10 November 2020, at 18:41. It is the first-ever golf course opened in Armenia as well as the Transcaucasian region. Until now it was only available a) in one of our supermarkets after shopping, b) through our 24-hour phone delivery service. The most prominent of these are the National Gallery of Armenia, the History Museum of Armenia, the Cafesjian Museum of Art, the Matenadaran library of ancient manuscripts, and the Armenian Genocide museum of Tsitsernakaberd complex. Gyumri is located in Armenia with (40.7942,43.8453) coordinates and Yerevan is located in Armenia with (40.1811,44.5136) coordinates. Jazz is also among the popular genres in Yerevan. Occupying an area of 17 hectares, the origins of the park and the artificial lake date back to the period of king Argishti I of Urartu during the 8th century BC. The Erebuni State Reserve formed in 1981, is located around 8 km southeast of the city centre within the Erebuni District of the city. A major redevelopment process has been launched in Yerevan since 2000. The lion is portrayed on the orange background with blue edging.[35]. The upper part of the city is surrounded with mountains on three sides while it descends to the banks of the river Hrazdan at the south. On 26 May 1919, the government passed a law to open the Yerevan State University, which was located on the main Astafyan (now Abovyan) street of Yerevan.

The Constitution of the Republic of Armenia adopted on 5 July 1995, granted Yerevan the status of a marz (մարզ, province). Ashot I liberated Yerevan in 850, and was recognized as the Prince of Princes of Armenia by the Abbasid Caliph al-Musta'in in 862. However, with the breakout of the Nagorno-Karabakh War from 1988 to 1994, the Azerbaijani minority diminished in the country in what was part of population exchanges between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The southern part of the city currently known as Shengavit has been populated since at least 3200 BC, during the period of Kura–Araxes culture of the early Bronze Age.

[67], In February 2008, unrest in the capital between the authorities and opposition demonstrators led by ex-President Levon Ter-Petrosyan took place after the 2008 Armenian presidential election. Scholar Margarit Israelyan notes these changes when comparing inscriptions found on two cuneiform tablets at Erebuni: The transcription of the second cuneiform bu [original emphasis] of the word was very essential in our interpretation as it is the Urartaean b that has been shifted to the Armenian v (b > v). [186] In 2006, the four members from Yerevan of the Armenian chess team won the 37th Chess Olympiad in Turin and repeated the feat at the 38th Chess Olympiad in Dresden. According to Ashkharatsuyts, Erebuni was part of the Kotayk canton (Կոտայք գավառ, Kotayk gavar, not to be confused with the current Kotayk Province) of Ayrarat province, within Armenia Major. This page wis last eeditit on 28 August 2020, at 18:42. Now, you can order online. [124] It usually hosts temporary expositions. [96][97][112][better source needed] The population of the Erivan Fortress, founded in the 1580s, was mainly composed of Muslim soldiers, estimated two to three thousand. The heidquarters o the Armenian Chess Federation is locatit in the Kentron (central destrict) in Yerevan an thare exists plenty o chess clubs in the ceety. Situated in the Ararat plain, the historic lands of Armenia, it served as the best logical choice for capital of the young republic at the time. It also hosts Vardavar the most widely celebrated festival among Armenians and is one of the historic centres of traditional Armenian carpet. The first phase of the construction ended in September 2006 with the opening of the arrivals zone.

Most prominent state-run theatres of Yerevan are the Sundukyan State Academic Theatre, Paronyan Musical Comedy Theatre, Stanislavski Russian Theatre, Hrachya Ghaplanyan Drama Theatre, and the Sos Sargsyan Hamazgayin State Theatre. Yerevan is currently home to the largest Armenian church in the world, the Cathedral of Saint Gregory the Illuminator. After the Armenian Genocide, many refugees from what Armenians call Western Armenia (nowadays Turkey, then Ottoman Empire) escaped to Eastern Armenia. In August 2015, Teryan Cultural Centre supported by the Yerevan Municipality has launched its 1st Armenian traditional clothing festival known as the Yerevan Taraz Fest.