Yerevan


Yerevan

noun

  1. a city in and the capital of Armenia, in the W part.

noun

  1. an ancient country in W Asia: now divided between Armenia, Turkey, and Iran.
  2. Also called, Armenian Republic. a republic in Transcaucasia, S of Georgia and W of Azerbaijan. About 11,500 sq. mi. (29,800 sq. km). Capital: Yerevan.
  3. a city in W central Colombia.

noun

  1. the capital of Armenia: founded in the 8th century bc; an industrial city and a main focus of trade routes since ancient times; university. Pop: 1 066 000 (2005 est)Also called: Erevan, Erivan

noun

  1. a republic in NW Asia: originally part of the historic Armenian kingdom; acquired by Russia in 1828; became the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1936; gained independence in 1991. It is mountainous, rising over 4000 m (13 000 ft). Language: Armenian. Religion: Christian (Armenian Apostolic) majority. Currency: dram. Capital: Yerevan. Pop: Pop: 2 974 184 (2013 est). Area: 29 800 sq km (11 490 sq miles)
  2. a former kingdom in W Asia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, south of Georgia
  3. a town in central Colombia: centre of a coffee-growing district. Pop: 349 000 (2005 est)

Republic in extreme southwestern Asia, bordered by Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan to the east, Iran to the south, and Turkey to the south and west. Yerevan is its capital and largest city.

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