|• Mayor||Aram Razmik Danielyan|
|• Total||21 km2 (8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,750 m (5,740 ft)|
|• Density||2,519/km2 (6,520/sq mi)|
|Time zone||GMT+4 (UTC+4)|
|• Summer (DST)||GMT+5 (UTC+5)|
|Sources: Population |
Hrazdan is the capital of the Kotayk Province of Armenia. The name Hrazdan is from the Middle-Persian name Frazdan. Farzdan is connected to the Zoroastrian mythology. With 52,900 people it is the fifth-largest city in Armenia. The town was formed under Soviet rule. During the Soviet years it was one of the highly-industrialized towns of the Armenian SSR.
The Hrazdan River is by the town.