Shirakavan

Shirakavan

Shirakavan was a medieval Armenian city and one of the 13 historic capitals of Armenia, serving as a capital city between 890 and 929 AD during the Bagratid Kingdom of Armenia. The city located in the current village of Çetindurak of Akyaka district of Kars Province, Turkey.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Kars Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 7th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Armenian

Later Cultures: Armenian

Site Features: Armenian Monuments

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