YEREVAN CHRONOLOGY

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1967


A monument to the victims of the Armenian Genocide was built on Tsitsernakaberd Hill.


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782 BC


In the southeastern part of the modern capital, King Argishti I founded the fortress town of Erebuni, the capital city of the Van Kingdom (Urartu), "to show the power of the country and to frighten enemies".

1902


In 1902, the first railway line passed through Erivan, connecting it with Alexandropol (present-day Gyumri) and Tiflis.