Armavir (Армави́р) is a city in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the left bank of the Kuban River. Population: 208,400 (2007 est.); 144,000 (1969). Armavir used to be the second biggest industrial center of Krasnodar Krai after Krasnodar.
The settlement was founded in 1839 by Cherkesogai Armenians as Armyansky aul (Армя́нский ау́л). It was renamed in 1848 in honour of the ancient capital of Armenia and was granted town status on January 18, 1914. During the Russian Civil War of 1918–1920, a number of brutal combats took place near the city. The Taman army's military campaign ended in Armavir in 1918. The Soviet authority was established in Armavir in March 1920. During the Great Patriotic War of 1941–1945, the city was occupied by the German army. It was liberated in January 1943.
Armenia : The Joint Initiative of the Armenian Eye Care Project and Orange Foundation Coming to Its Close in Armavir Region
Nov 22, 2012; armavir region is the last destination of the joint initiative of the Armenian Eye Care Project (AECP) and Orange...