Vagarshapat

Vagarshapat:

see YejmiadzinYejmiadzin
, Ejmiadzin
, or Echmiadzin
town (1994 est. pop. 64,400), SW Armenia, in the Aras (Araks) River valley. It has winemaking and plastics industries. Known since the 6th cent. B.C.
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, Armenia.

Vagarshapat

 

a city in the Armenian SSR; in the past, a settlement near the ancient monastery of Echmiadzin. In 1945 it was renamed Echmiadzin and the monastery land was included within the city line.

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This school was founded by His Holiness Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II and on the donations of Eduardo Eurnekian on September 1, 2009 on the basis of the Vagarshapat secondary school No 13.