YEREVAN CHRONOLOGY

11TH CENTURY AD


City became an important trading center, directly connected to Ani, Armenia's capital city at the time. Prince Apirat ordered the construction of the Mamri irrigation channel (1031).


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7TH CENTURY BC


Karmir Blur was the capital of the Transcaucasian provinces of the ancient kingdom of Urartu. The whole area was under development. Irrigation canals were dug, artificial storage ponds were created, and Teyshebayini fortress on Karmir Blur (Red Hill) was founded.

1863


According to the General plan of 1856, the main street was constructed and named Astafyevskaya, after the governor (today, Abovyan Street).