Charentsavan


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Charentsavan

 

(until 1967, Lusavan), a city in Razdan Raion, Armenian SSR; situated on the left bank of the Razdan River, a tributary of the Araks River. Railroad station on the Yerevan-Sevan line, 30 km north of Yerevan. Population, 21,000 (1974).

Charentsavan was founded as a settlement in 1948 in connection with the construction of the Giumushskaia Hydroelectric Power Plant. It was reorganized as a city in 1961. Enterprises include a machine-tool plant, a production association for tool manufacture, the Tsentrolit Plant, the Lizin Production Association, a plant producing reinforced-concrete structural members, the Bzhni Mineral-water Plant, and a clothing factory. Charentsavan has a machine-tool technicum. The city was renamed in honor of E. A. Charents.

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