|• Mayor||Sevak Miqayelyan|
|• Total||22 km2 (8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,675 m (5,495 ft)|
|• Density||1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AMT)|
|Area code(s)||(+374) 223|
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.
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