The city center of Bochum has a remarkable square called “European promise”, which has been built from basalt tiles brought from the vicinity of Lake Sevan.
At the initiative of the Union of Armenian Academicians, hundreds of Armenian names have been engraved on the 3000-square-meter square.
The German city of Bochum is an antique city, the first account of which is dated back to 890 AD. Bochum only received the status of a city in 1321. Located in the rich-in-coal Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Bochum stretches for 13 kilometers from south to north and for 17 kilometers from east to west.