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Historic capitals of Armenia

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Historic capitals of Armenia

A list of the historic capitals of Armenia.[1]

# City Years Period
1[2] Armavir 331–210 BC Orontid Dynasty
2 Yervandashat 210-176 BC Orontid Dynasty and Artaxiad Dynasty
3 Artaxata (Artashat) 176-77 BC and 69 BC-120 AD Artaxiad Dynasty
4 Tigranocerta (Tigranakert) 77–69 BC
5 Vagharshapat 120–330 Arsacid Dynasty
6 Dvin 336–428
7 Bagaran 885–890 Bagratid (Bagratuni) period
8 Shirakavan 890–929
9 Kars 929–961
10 Ani 961–1045
11 Sis 1080–1375 Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia
12 Yerevan 1918–1920 and 1991-present First Republic of Armenia (1918-20)
(Third) Republic of Armenia (since 1991)


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