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).
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|Province of the ancient kingdom of Armenia|
|189 BC–650 AD|
• Artaxias I declaring himself independent
|650 AD 650 AD|
It seems to have corresponded geographically with the territory of the Etiuni tribal confederation, mentioned in Urartian sources.