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Subdivisions of Armenia

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1 Aragatsotnmarker Ashtarakmarker
2 Araratmarker Artashatmarker
3 Armavirmarker Armavirmarker
4 Gegharkunikmarker Gavarmarker
5 Kotaykmarker Hrazdanmarker
6 Lorimarker Vanadzormarker
7 Shirakmarker Gyumrimarker
8 Syunikmarker Kapanmarker
9 Tavushmarker Ijevanmarker
10 Vayots Dzormarker Yeghegnadzormarker
11 Yerevanmarker

Armeniamarker is subdivided into eleven administrative divisions. Of these, ten are provinces, known as marzer (մարզեր) or in the singular form marz (մարզ) in Armenian.

Yerevanmarker is treated separately and granted special administrative status as the country's capital. The chief executive in each of 10 marzes is the marzpet, appointed by the government of Armenia. In Yerevan, the chief executive is the mayor, appointed by the president.


The following is a list of the provinces with population, area, and density information. Figures are from the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. Note that the area of the Gegharkunik Province includes Lake Sevanmarker which covers of its territory. To sort the information, use the arrow devices in the table headings.

Province Population % Density
Yerevanmarker 1,091,235 36.3%
Shirakmarker 257,242 8.6%
Armavirmarker 255,861 8.5%
Lorimarker 253,351 8.4%
Araratmarker 252,665 8.4%
Kotaykmarker 241,337 8.0%
Gegharkunikmarker 215,371 7.2%
Syunikmarker 134,061 4.5%
Aragatsotnmarker 126,278 4.2%
Tavushmarker 121,963 4.1%
Vayots Dzormarker 53,230 1.8%

Communities (hamaynkner)

Within each province are communities (hamaynkner, singular hamaynk). Each community is self-governing and consists of one or more settlements (bnakavayrer, singular bnakavayr). Settlements are classified as either towns (kaghakner, singular kaghak) or villages (gyugher, singular gyugh). As of 2007, Armenia includes 915 communities, of which 49 are considered urban and 866 are considered rural. The capital, Yerevan, also has the status of a community. Additionally, Yerevan is divided into twelve semi-autonomous districts.

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