Aleksandropol


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Aleksandropol:

see KumayriKumayri
or Gyumri
, formerly Leninakan
, city (1989 pop. 122,587), in Armenia, near the Turkish border. It has varied light manufactures. The old craft of rug making is practiced. Kumayri is the most important Armenian industrial center after Yerevan.
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, Armenia.
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Aleksandropol

 

The name of the city of Leninakan, Armenian SSR, until 1924.

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