Population of Cities in Armenia (2018)

1
Over 1 Million
2
100,000 to 1 Million
22
10,000 to 100,000
  • Yerevan
  • Gyumri
  • Vanadzor
  • Ejmiatsin
  • Hrazdan
  • Abovyan
  • Kapan
  • Ararat
  • Armavir
  • Step'anavan
  • Gavarr
  • Artashat
  • Goris
  • Masis
  • Ashtarak
  • Sevan
  • Hats'avan
  • Spitak
  • Ijevan
  • Dilijan
  • Alaverdi
  • Vedi
  • Vardenis
  • Martuni
  • Yeghvard
  • Metsamor
  • Berd
  • Yeghegnadzor
  • Vardenik
  • Akhuryan
  • Tashir
  • Nerk'in Getashen
  • Byureghavan
  • Garrni
  • Sarukhan
  • Chambarak
  • Aparan
  • Noratus
  • Vayk'
  • Sardarapat
  • Noyemberyan
  • Karanlukh

The former Soviet country of Armenia, located in South Caucasus region, still retains much of its Soviet-era architecture, particularly in its capital city of Yerevan. The largest city in the country, Yerevan is home to a population of around one million and serves as the administrative, cultural, and economic center of Armenia. Of the key landmarks in Yerevan, the Erebuni Fortress is considered to be the birthplace of the city, while the Katoghike Tsiranavor church is the oldest surviving church in Yerevan. Saint Gregory Cathedral is also located in the city and is the largest Armenian cathedral in the world.

Armenia is divided into ten provinces, which are further divided into communities. After Yerevan, Armavir is the most populous province with 265,770 residents, closely followed by Ararat (named after the biblical Mount Ararat) with a population of 260,367. The provinces of Gegharkunik, Kotayk, Lori and Shirak all have around 250,000 residents. The smallest province in Armenia is Vayots Dzor, located in the south east of the country, with approximately 50,000 residents. Although Vayots Dzor is the least populous of Armenia's provinces, it is nevertheless a popular tourist destination with many ancient landmarks.

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

Yerevan is the capital of Armenia's capital and still retains grand Soviet-era architecture throughout the city.

1,093,485

Gyumri

Gyumri is second largest city in Armenia, and the administrative center of Shirak Province.

148,381

Vanadzor

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.

101,098

Ejmiatsin

Etchmiadzin Cathedral was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia and is considered the oldest cathedral in the world.

49,513

Hrazdan

The name Hrazdan is derived from the Middle-Persian name Frazdan, which is related to the Zoroastrian mythology.

40,795

Abovyan

Abovyan is considered a satellite city of the Armenian capital, Yerevan. It is is generally known as the 'northern gate of Yerevan'.

35,673

Kapan

Kapan is located on the northern slopes of Mount Khustup, in the valley of the Voghji River.

33,160

Ararat

The town was officially named Ararat in 1947 after the nearby biblical Mountains of Ararat.

28,832

Armavir

Armavir was known as Sardarapat between 1931 and 1935, and Hoktemberyan from 1935 to 1995.

25,963

Step'anavan

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.

23,782

Name 2018 Population Location
Yerevan1,093,485Map
Gyumri148,381Map
Vanadzor101,098Map
Ejmiatsin49,513Map
Hrazdan40,795Map
Abovyan35,673Map
Kapan33,160Map
Ararat28,832Map
Armavir25,963Map
Step'anavan23,782Map
Gavarr21,680Map
Artashat20,562Map
Goris20,379Map
Masis18,911Map
Ashtarak18,779Map
Sevan17,083Map
Hats'avan15,208Map
Spitak15,059Map
Ijevan14,737Map
Dilijan13,478Map
Alaverdi13,184Map
Vedi12,192Map
Vardenis11,382Map
Martuni11,037Map
Yeghvard10,705Map
Metsamor8,789Map
Berd8,374Map
Yeghegnadzor8,200Map
Vardenik7,709Map
Akhuryan7,672Map
Tashir7,318Map
Nerk'in Getashen7,010Map
Byureghavan6,972Map
Garrni6,827Map
Sarukhan6,173Map
Chambarak6,153Map
Aparan5,670Map
Noratus5,426Map
Vayk'5,419Map
Sardarapat5,348Map
Noyemberyan5,119Map
Karanlukh5,104Map