Yervandashat

Yervandashat

Yervandashat was an Armenian city located in Iğdır Province in eastern Turkey. It was one of the 13 historic capitals of Armenia, serving as a capital city between 210 and 176 BC during the Orontid rule over Armenia and the beginning of their successors; the Artaxiad dynasty. The city was built around 210 BC by the last Orontid king Orontes IV of Armenia.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Iğdır Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 3rd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Armenian

Later Cultures: Armenian

Site Features: Armenian Monuments

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