Area: 1242 km² Population 312 000
Administrative center: Armavir
Sights: Echmiadzin Cathedral, the Archaeological museum of Metsamor and Zvartnots, the Ethnographic Museum in Sardarapat, Zvartnots Temple, Bagaran, Sardarapat Memorial Complex and Musaler.
Distance from Yerevan to Armavir: 48 km
Geography: Ararat Valley. Located at an altitude of 800-1000 m above sea level.
Armavir province located in the western part of Armenia. The province is home to the spiritual centre of the Armenian nation; the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin. It is the seat of the Catholicos of All Armenians.
The province is home to the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES of Echmiadzin Cathedral, Zvartnots Cathedral, St. Hripsime church, St. Gayane church an Shoghakat church.