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History of city Yerevan, Armenia in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Yerevan - the capital of Armenia and one of the oldest cities in the world, located in the central part of the country, near the border with Turkey, on the banks of the river Hrazdan in the Ararat valley. Date of foundation and the first written mention - 782 BC. Earlier names - Erebuni Erevan (until 1936). According to the Chronicle, Urartian king Argishti I founded the city of Erebuni in the fifth year of his reign.

Lost attractions - the oldest church in Yerevan, Peter and Paul (V c.); Tapabashinskaya Mosque, Mosque Zal-Khan (Shagarskaya) Sartib mosque, mosque Haji Husein Ali Khan (Blue Mosque, 1766), the mosque Haji-Novruz Ali Bek, mosque fortress, mosque Demirbulagskaya and mosque Haji Jafar.

Date of foundation: 782 BC

History:

Population: 1 075 800

Sights:

Yerevan. Astafyan (later Alexandrovskaya) street
Astafyan (later Alexandrovskaya) street
Yerevan. Astafyan (later Alexandrovskaya) street
Astafyan (later Alexandrovskaya) street
Yerevan. Central covered Market Hall
Central covered Market Hall
Yerevan. Church of St Peter and Paul, in its place is a cinema 'Moscow'
Church of St Peter and Paul, in its place is a cinema 'Moscow'
Yerevan. House of Youth
House of Youth
Yerevan in 1796, engraving
Yerevan in 1796, engraving
Yerevan. Panorama of the city, circa 1940
Panorama of the city, circa 1940
Yerevan. Grand Hotel (left) on Astafyan Street
Grand Hotel (left) on Astafyan Street
Yerevan. So the city looked like in 1827, when he was is taken by the Russian army
So the city looked like in 1827, when he was is taken by the Russian army
Yerevan. Imperial Street, State Bank
Imperial Street, State Bank
Yerevan. Old bridge over the river Razdan, 1916
Old bridge over the river Razdan, 1916
Yerevan. Bridge over the river Zanga
Bridge over the river Zanga
Yerevan. General view of the city, river Zanga and mountain Alagez
General view of the city, river Zanga and mountain Alagez
Yerevan. Hotel 'London' on the street Astafian, 1899
Hotel 'London' on the street Astafian, 1899
Yerevan. Monument to IV Stalin
Monument to IV Stalin
Yerevan. Russian-Muslim school for girls, 1902
Russian-Muslim school for girls, 1902
Yerevan. Sardar Palace near Erivan, end of the XIX century
Sardar Palace near Erivan, end of the XIX century
Yerevan. Inside Sardar Palace, end of the XIX century
Inside Sardar Palace, end of the XIX century
Yerevan. Old station 'Pioneerskaya', Children's Railway, 1947
Old station 'Pioneerskaya', Children's Railway, 1947
Yerevan. Old Market, 1914
Old Market, 1914
Yerevan. State University, formerly Pedagogical Seminary
State University, formerly Pedagogical Seminary
Yerevan. Opera and ballet theater of a name of A.S. Spendiarov
Opera and ballet theater of a name of A.S. Spendiarov
Yerevan. View of city buildings
View of city buildings
Yerevan. View of city buildings and square
View of city buildings and square


Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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