Village in the government of Erivan, Transcaucasia, Russia, about 16 miles South-southeast from the capital of Erivan; the site of the old Armenian capital Artaxata, or Artashat; Artaxata is said to have been built for King Artaxias I. (189-159
- Regesty i Nadpisi, No. 135, St. Petersburg, 1899;
- Entziklopedicheski Slovar, ii., s.v., St. Petersburg, 1893.