Area: 1995 km 2 Population: 311400 Administrative Center: Artashat Distance from Yerevan to Artashat: 29 km
The impressive panorama of Mt. Ararat, its inaccessible height, and deep abysses has had a great influence on Armenians and become an object of cult and mythology. The region is rich in fascinating architectural monuments and archeological ruins. Khosrov Preserve is located in the eastern part of the region, in the basins of the Azat and Vedi rivers.