Ayrarat

Ayrarat (Armenian: Այրարատ) was a province of the ancient kingdom Armenia. The main city was Oshakan. It is believed that the name Ayrarat is the Armenian equivalent of the toponym Urartu (Armenian: Արարատ, Ararat).[1]

Այրարատ
Province of the ancient kingdom of Armenia
189 BC–650 AD

CapitalArtashat
History 
 Artaxias I declaring himself independent
189 BC
650 AD 650 AD

It seems to have corresponded geographically with the territory of the Etiuni tribal confederation, mentioned in Urartian sources.[2]