Population of Cities in Armenia (2018)
Armenia has 1 cities with more than a million people, 2 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 22 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Armenia is Yerevan, with a population of 1,093,485 people.
Yerevan is the capital of Armenia's capital and still retains grand Soviet-era architecture throughout the city.
Gyumri is second largest city in Armenia, and the administrative center of Shirak Province.
The name Vanadzor is made up of two words: 'Van', which refers to the historic Armenian city of Van in present-day Turkey, and 'dzor', which means valley in Armenian.
Etchmiadzin Cathedral was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia and is considered the oldest cathedral in the world.
The name Hrazdan is derived from the Middle-Persian name Frazdan, which is related to the Zoroastrian mythology.
Abovyan is considered a satellite city of the Armenian capital, Yerevan. It is is generally known as the 'northern gate of Yerevan'.
Kapan is located on the northern slopes of Mount Khustup, in the valley of the Voghji River.
The town was officially named Ararat in 1947 after the nearby biblical Mountains of Ararat.
Armavir was known as Sardarapat between 1931 and 1935, and Hoktemberyan from 1935 to 1995.
Stepanavan is considered a resort town due to its ;location on the shores of Dzoraget River and among the forest of the Lori plateau and Bazum mountains.