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Etchmiadzin Cathedral – The World History Encyclopedia

Etchmiadzin Cathedral - The World History Encyclopedia

The Etchmiadzin Cathedral (also spelled “Echmiatsin,” “Echmiadzin,” and “Edjmiadsin”) is located in the city of Etchmiadzin (also referred to as Vagharshapat), Armavir Province in what is now present-day Armenia. It is geographically situated near the fertile valley of the Aras River, and it is not too far away from Mount Ararat, Armenia’s capital, Yerevan, and Khor Virap Monastery. It is the spiritual center of …