Armyansk

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Armyansk
Армянськ
Армянск
Ermeni Bazar
Flag of Armyansk
Flag
Coat of arms of Armyansk
Coat of arms
Armyansk is located in Crimea
Armyansk
Armyansk
Location of Armyansk within the Crimea
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Country Disputed:
Republic  Crimea
Region Armyansk municipality
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population
 • Total 21 987
Time zone MSK (UTC+3)
Postal code 96012 — 96016
Area code(s) +380-6567
Former name Armyanskiy Bazar

Armyansk (Ukrainian: Армянськ, Russian: Армянск, Armenian: Արմյանսկ, Crimean Tatar: Ermeni Bazar) is a town of regional significance in northern Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine, but de facto under control and administration of Russia. Armyansk serves as the administrative center of Armyansk municipality, one of the regions Crimea is divided into. It is located on the Isthmus of Perekop. Population: 21,987 (2014 Census).[1]

History

Armyansk was founded at the beginning of the 18th century by Armenians and Greeks, who had come from the nearby city of Or Qapı (modern Perekop). The first name of the town was Ermeni Bazar (Crimean Tatar for the "Armenian market"). In 1921, it was renamed Armyansk.

On 2 March 2014, early in the 2014 Crimean Crisis, a checkpoint was set up in Armyansk by Russian Naval Infantry units without cockades or rank insignia. They check cars driving in and out of the Crimea region.[2]

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The Soviet monument of T-34 in the city commemorating the liberation from the Nazi occupation.

Transport

In ancient times, the city was located on the important road to Crimea. Now this international road connects Kherson Oblast to Crimea Tabliczka E97.svg. The town has also a railroad station.

Referred sources

  1. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2014). "Таблица 1.3. Численность населения Крымского федерального округа, городских округов, муниципальных районов, городских и сельских поселений". Федеральное статистическое наблюдение «Перепись населения в Крымском федеральном округе». ("Population Census in Crimean Federal District" Federal Statistical Examination) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 4, 2016. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUu27U6yy7g&list=UUTiGJ-vJfgwBs-EmfJc3jzg

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