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.

Aleksandropol

 

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

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Gurdjieff born in Alexandropol in Russian Armenia to a Greek father and Armenian mother.
For example, in 1946, Greve took time off from the Cleveland Clinic to join the staff of the Near East Foundation in Alexandropol, Armenia, overseeing an orphanage for 4500 children.
It was once called Alexandropol after the dreadful Czar Alexander, who had seized the region from the Ottoman Turks, thereby "protecting" the Christian Armenians from the infidel.