Area: 2753 km² Population: 131 700
Administrative center: Ashtarak
Sights: Byurakan observatory, Cyclopean Fortress, Lake Kari, Amberd Fortress, Tegher Monastery, Tomb of the Armenian kings IV century.
Distance from Yerevan to Ashtarak: 20 km
Geography: Mount Aragats (4090m), Tsakhkasar (2219 m), Irind (2050 m), Arteni (2047m) are extinct volcanoes. Kasagh and Gegharot are the main rivers in the province.
Aragatsotn region is located at the western part of the country. The northern part of the province is dominated by the Aragats mountain range. At the northeast and the east, it approximates the mountains of Pambak and Tsaghkunyats respectively. Mount Aragats (4090 m.) is the highest peak of Aragatsotn and the Republic of Armenia. Aragatsotn is a major centre for ecotourism and the lovers of extreme tourism.