Yerevan, capital and biggest city of Armenia, on the Hrazdan River, close to Turkey. Arranged in a grand locale noted for its plantations and vineyards, the city is a mechanical, transportation, and social focus. Makes incorporate synthetic substances, essential metals, apparatus, elastic items, plastics, materials, and handled sustenance. A focal point of Armenian culture, Yerevan is the site of Yerevan State University (1920), the Armenian Academy of Sciences, a verifiable exhibition hall, a drama house, a music center, and a few specialized establishments. The Matenadaran chronicles hold a rich accumulation of profitable antiquated Armenian original copies. Yerevan has a few huge open libraries, various exhibition halls and theaters, and natural and zoos. Yerevan is likewise the site of the remnants of a Roman stronghold, of a sixteenth century Turkish fortification, and of an eighteenth century mosque.
Archeologists have revealed the remaining parts of a Urartu stronghold and a city based on the site of Yerevan in the eighth century bc. In the wake of being controlled, at different occasions, by the Romans, Parthians, Arabs, and others, the city was fused into the domain of the Turkic winner Tamerlane in 1387. In the fifteenth century Yerevan went under Persian principle, and from the sixteenth to eighteenth century it go forward and backward among Persia and Turkey. In 1827 it was caught by Russia from Persia. Yerevan was the capital of free Armenia from 1918 to 1920 and of Soviet Armenia from 1920 to 1991.