Masis (city)

Masis (city)

:"For the nearby village called Masis, see Masis (village)."Infobox Settlement
official_name = Masis
name_local = Մասիս

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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = ARM
subdivision_type1 = Marz
subdivision_name1 = Ararat
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population_as_of = 2008
population_total =20539
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latd=40 |latm=00 |lats=50 |latNS=N
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Masis ( _hy. Մասիս; formerly, Narimanlu, Zangibasar, Ulukhanlu, Razdan, and Hrazdan) is a city in Armenia in the Ararat Province (marz), located on the left bank of the Hrazdan River, 14 km south of Yerevan. Large railroad commodity station of international significance, serving Yerevan. Population of 21,376 people (according to a 2001 census). The city is one of the closest Armenian cities to Mount Ararat and Little Ararat. The mountains are visible from most areas of the city.

Masis lies between Yerevan and the ancient historic city of Artashat. It's about 8 miles south west of Yerevan towards Mount Ararat. It has a city center and a marketplace. A total number of approximately 70 5-story buildings, each with 40-50 apartments. It also has a number of villages stretching up to the Arax River bordering Turkey. At nights a person can see the Kurdish village lights on mount Ararat and its mountain ridges. It has 4 seasonal weathers, with very hot (though short) summers and very cold winters.


* FC Masis - football club

( A total number of approximately 70 5-story buildings, each with 40-50 apartments.)

Not 40-50 but 40-60 apartments. I'm from Masis, I know 100%


*Kiesling, "Rediscoving Armenia", p. 25, available online at the [ US embassy to Armenia's website]
* [ World Gazeteer: Armenia] –

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