Gyumri

What is Gyumri known for?


published historical

. Urban Spaces After Socialism, by Tsypylma Darieva, 2011, p. 68 Gyumri is known for its 19th century architecture and urban constructions (urban planning). The first printing house of Gyumri was founded in 1876 by G. Sanoyan and operated until 1918. It published literary works (including Avetik Isahakyan's first book), calendars, textbooks. Another printing house, Ayg (founded 1892), published historical books and the first periodical of Gyumri, ''Akhuryan''. ''Concise Armenian Encyclopedia'', Ed. by acad. K. Khudaverdyan, Yerevan, Vol. 2, p. 763 Gyumri is home to the Gyumri Biennial, organized by the artist Azat Sargsyan and the Gyumri Centre of Contemporary Art (GCCA). Art and Asia Pacific Almanac - Volume 5 - Page 92 Gyumri was officially declared Commonwealth of Independent States cultural capital in 2013. Wikipedia:Gyumri Dmoz:Regional Asia Armenia Shirak Localities Gyumri Commons:Category:Gyumri


international matches

participated in 70 international matches and scored 11 goals since his debut in a home friendly match (exhibition game) against Moldova (Moldova national football team) on 14 October 1992. DATE OF BIRTH 17 December 1971 PLACE OF BIRTH Gyumri, Soviet Union DATE OF DEATH Akhaltsikhe is twinned (town twinning) with: *Gyumri, Armenia In April 2005, an agreement was signed to build a new Transport


extremely harsh

Karabekir and a peace delegation led by Alexander Khatisian in Alexandropol; although Karabekir’s terms were extremely harsh the Armenian delegation had little recourse but to agree to them. Karabekir affixed his signature under the peace agreement, Treaty of Alexandropol, which was signed on December 2 3, 1920. Hovannisian. ''Republic of Armenia, Vol. IV'', pp. 394–396. thumb 300px right Bambir Midnight Bash, The Club, Yerevan (Image:Bambirband.jpg). '''Bambir


works including

. Urban Spaces After Socialism, by Tsypylma Darieva, 2011, p. 68 Gyumri is known for its 19th century architecture and urban constructions (urban planning). The first printing house of Gyumri was founded in 1876 by G. Sanoyan and operated until 1918. It published literary works (including Avetik Isahakyan's first book), calendars, textbooks. Another printing house, Ayg (founded 1892), published historical books and the first


original stone

Armenian Church, Toronto, accessed 25 September 2008 The stone which had been at Holgate School (Holgate School (Hucknall)) was given in thanks for the British people's contributions which enable the rebuilding of Lord Byron School (Lord Byron School (Gyumri)) in Gyumri which had been destroyed by an earthquake in 1988. It was thought that the original stone may have been damaged by football fans (Football hooliganism) who confused Armenia with Albania. ref name byron


great architecture

, and all adjacent to the old town with great architecture and some small museums. * *


arts quot

as the "city of trades and arts", famous for its schools, theaters, and gusans. In 1912, Gyumri was home to the first opera show ever staged in Armenia. It is also home to the first Armenian opera theatre opened in 1923. Vocalno-enciklopedicheskiy slovar, by M. Again (in Russian) Wikipedia:Gyumri Dmoz:Regional Asia Armenia Shirak Localities Gyumri Commons:Category:Gyumri


published literary

. Urban Spaces After Socialism, by Tsypylma Darieva, 2011, p. 68 Gyumri is known for its 19th century architecture and urban constructions (urban planning). The first printing house of Gyumri was founded in 1876 by G. Sanoyan and operated until 1918. It published literary works (including Avetik Isahakyan's first book), calendars, textbooks. Another printing house, Ayg (founded 1892), published historical books and the first


+main+cultural

at the Independence Square (Independence Square, Gyumri) thumb Saint Jacob of Nisibis Church (File:St-Hagop gyumri.jpg) Gyumri has a large number of educational institutions. It is considered the main cultural and educational centre of northern Armenia. The city has the following higher educational centers: * Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute named after Mikael Nalbandian * Progress University * Imastaser Anania Shirakatsi University * Gyumri campus of State Engineering University of Armenia


massive campaign

jump er who represented USSR and later Armenia. His personal best jump of 8.86 metres, which he achieved in Tsakhkadzor in May 1987, is the current European record (List of European records in athletics) and also the fourth best result of all time (after those of Mike Powell (Mike Powell (athlete)), Bob Beamon and Carl Lewis). On October 24, Karabekir's forces launched a new, massive campaign against Kars. ref

Gyumri

'''Gyumri''' ( ) is the second largest city in Armenia and the capital of the Shirak Province in the northwestern part of the country. It is around 126 km north of the capital Yerevan. As of the 2011 official estimate, the city had a population of 146,100, down from 150,917 reported at the 2001 official census.

Its name has been changed several times. It was first originally as '''Kumayri''', then '''Alexandropol''' ( ) between 1924 and 1990, then as Gyumri.

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