Ashtarak as seen from across the gorge at the Church of Saint Sargis
|First mentioned||9th century|
|• Mayor||Gagik Tamazyan|
|Elevation||1,110 m (3,640 ft)|
|Time zone||GMT +4 (UTC+4)|
|• Summer (DST)||GMT+5 (UTC+5)|
|Sources: Population |
Ashtarak is one of the oldest cities of Armenia. It was formed in the 9th century and reconstructed in the 17th century.
An interesting sight is an unusual bridge that crosses the Kasagh River. It was built in 1664. It has three arches that are unequal in size.