Artashat Tourism

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Artashat (Armenian: Արտաշատ), is a town in Armenia and the capital of the Ararat Province. It is located on the Araks River in the Ararat plain, 30 km southeast of Yerevan. Artashat was founded in 1945 by the Soviet government of Armenia and named after the nearby ancient city of Artashat. Modern Artashat is on the Yerevan-Nakhichevan-Baku and Nakhichevan-Tabriz railway and on Yerevan-Goris-Stepanakert highway. The name of the city is derived from Iranian languages and means the "joy of Arta". Founded by King Artashes I in 176 BC, ancient Artashat served as the capital of the Kingdom of Armenia from 185 BC until 120 AD, and was known as the "Vostan Hayots" or "court" or "seal of the Armenians." The town of Artashat is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northwest of the ancient city of Artashat. As of the 2011 census, the town has a population of 22,269.


A place in Armenia, Artashat is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Popular vacation packages of Artashat are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Artashat*

  • Pollution Statistics in Artashat

    Know the pollution level of Artashat before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 62.88 (High)
    • Water Pollution 34.38 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.21 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50.76 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25.74 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.42 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 72.66 (High)
  • Artashat: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Artashat for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Artashat.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.19 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.85 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 23.11 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 71.15 (High)
    • Car Stealing 20.75 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.17 (Low)
    • Attacks 22.12 (Low)
    • Drug offense 24.06 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.06 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70.28 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.42 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.81 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30.29 (Low)
  • Living in Artashat - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Artashat is 110.68 (High)

    • Safety Index 70.2 (High)
    • Climate Index 62.75 (High)
    • Pollution Index 60.29 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.7 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 33.88 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 49.52 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.43 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 26.51 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Artashat

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Artashat

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.17 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60.38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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