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Armenian Locality Jurisdictions play an important part in understanding how the country is organized. From 1922-1991 Armenia was a part of the USSR, but was made independent in 1991.
 
Armenian Locality Jurisdictions play an important part in understanding how the country is organized. From 1922-1991 Armenia was a part of the USSR, but was made independent in 1991.
  
== Territories ==
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==Territories==
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Armenia is presently divided into ten territorial units. Each unit is called a 'Marz.' Each Marz contains a Marz Center. Below is a list of Marzes and their Marz Centers:
  
Armenia is presently divided into ten territorial units. Each unit is called a 'Marz.' Each Marz contains a Marz Center. Below is a list of Marzes and their Marz Centers:
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Marz: Marz Center:
  
Marz:                Marz Center:
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Aragatsotn Ashtarak
  
Aragatsotn        Ashtarak
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Ararat Artashat
  
Ararat               Artashat
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Armavir Armavir
  
Armavir             Armavir
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Gegharkunik Gavar
  
Gegharkunik     Gavar
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Lori Vanadzor
  
Lori                   Vanadzor
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Kotayk Hrazdan
  
Kotayk              Hrazdan
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Shirak Giumri
  
Shirak               Giumri
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Siunik Kapan
  
Siunik                Kapan
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Vayots Dzor Yeghegnadzor
  
Vayots Dzor      Yeghegnadzor
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Tavoush Ijevan
  
Tavoush            Ijevan
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==Capitol==
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Yerevan is the largest city and capital of Armenia and is the home of Yerevan State University, founded in 1919. According to the Bible, the ark built by Noah came to rest on Mount Ararat. Mount Ararat, or Massis stands over 5100 meters at the highest point, and was originally a part of Armenia, but now is within the Turkish boundaries.
  
== Capitol<br /> ==
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==Relevant Geography==
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Armenia is landlocked between Turkey, Georgia, and Iran. It contains many mountain lakes and rivers. The Aras River flows along the eastern border of Armenia along Turkey and into Iran.
  
Yerevan is the largest city and capital of Armenia and is the home of Yerevan State University, founded in 1919. According to the Bible, the ark built by Noah came to rest on Mount Ararat. Mount Ararat, or Massis stands over 5100 meters at the highest point, and was originally a part of Armenia, but now is within the Turkish boundaries.
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== Major Towns ==
  
== Relevant Geography ==
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Major towns are included below. To see a list of Family History Library holdings per location, click *[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&fed=false&collectionId=&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Armenia&author_givenName=&author_surname=&subjectCountTotal=49 here].
  
Armenia is landlocked between Turkey, Georgia, and Iran. It contains many mountain lakes and rivers. The Aras River flows along the eastern border of Armenia along Turkey and into Iran.
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Aparan
  
== Major Towns<br /> ==
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Dilijan
  
Major towns are included below. To see a list of Family History Library holdings per location, click [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localityrelated&columns=*,0,0&subject=130&subject_disp=Armenia here].
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Geghard
  
Aparan
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Goris
  
Dilijan
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Hoktemberyan
  
Geghard
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Jermuk
  
Goris
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Kam
  
Hoktemberyan
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Martuni
  
Jermuk
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Meghri
  
Kam
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Nojemberyan
  
Martuni
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Sevan
  
Meghri
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Sisian
  
Nojemberyan
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Talin
  
Sevan
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Vardenis
  
Sisian
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Spitak
  
Talin
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Ecmiadzin
  
Vardenis
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== External Links ==
  
Spitak
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*[http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/armenia.htm Nations on Line] Armenia
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*[http://www.advantour.com/armenia/geography.htm Advantour] Armenia geography
  
Ecmiadzin
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Armenian Locality Jurisdictions play an important part in understanding how the country is organized. From 1922-1991 Armenia was a part of the USSR, but was made independent in 1991.

Territories[edit | edit source]

Armenia is presently divided into ten territorial units. Each unit is called a 'Marz.' Each Marz contains a Marz Center. Below is a list of Marzes and their Marz Centers:

Marz: Marz Center:

Aragatsotn Ashtarak

Ararat Artashat

Armavir Armavir

Gegharkunik Gavar

Lori Vanadzor

Kotayk Hrazdan

Shirak Giumri

Siunik Kapan

Vayots Dzor Yeghegnadzor

Tavoush Ijevan

Capitol[edit | edit source]

Yerevan is the largest city and capital of Armenia and is the home of Yerevan State University, founded in 1919. According to the Bible, the ark built by Noah came to rest on Mount Ararat. Mount Ararat, or Massis stands over 5100 meters at the highest point, and was originally a part of Armenia, but now is within the Turkish boundaries.

Relevant Geography[edit | edit source]

Armenia is landlocked between Turkey, Georgia, and Iran. It contains many mountain lakes and rivers. The Aras River flows along the eastern border of Armenia along Turkey and into Iran.

Major Towns[edit | edit source]

Major towns are included below. To see a list of Family History Library holdings per location, click *here.

Aparan

Dilijan

Geghard

Goris

Hoktemberyan

Jermuk

Kam

Martuni

Meghri

Nojemberyan

Sevan

Sisian

Talin

Vardenis

Spitak

Ecmiadzin

External Links[edit | edit source]