Yerevan is the capital and largest city of Armenia as well as one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. There are numerous museums, monuments, churches in Yerevan which evidence the high spiritual, cultural and scientific status of the city. Due to rich historic and cultural heritage, unique architecture, and the hospitality of Armenians, Yerevan attracts more and more tourists expanding the geography of tourism market and strengthening its positions on the map of top touristic directions
The history of Yerevan dates back to the 8th century BC, with the founding of the fortress of Erebuni in 782 BC by king Argishti the first. After World War I, Yerevan became the capital of the First Republic of Armenia The city expanded rapidly during the 20th century as Armenia became part of the Soviet Union. In a few decades, Yerevan was transformed from a provincial town within the Russian Empire to Armenia’s principal cultural, artistic, and industrial center
According to the official estimates, the current population of the city is above 1 million inhabitants.

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