Masis Armenia Postal Code


About Masis

People live in the town of Masis in the Ararat Province of Armenia. It is on the left bank of the Hrazdan River, about 9 km southwest of Yerevan, toward Mount Ararat. The town has a big railroad station that serves Yerevan. It used to connect the capital city with the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic until the border with Azerbaijan was closed off by the Soviet Union in 1991.

Masis is one of the towns near Mount Ararat and Little Ararat. The mountains can be seen from a lot of places in the town.

It had 20,215 people living there in 2011. It is estimated that the town has 18,500 people in 2016.

Masis is the Armenian word for the top of Mount Ararat. This word is also used in English. Great-grandfather of Armenian patriarch Hayk, Amasia, is said to have named a mountain Masis after himself. This is where the History comes from.


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