|First mentioned||9th century|
|• Mayor||Tovmas Shahverdyan|
|• Total||7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,110 m (3,640 ft)|
|• Density||2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AMT)|
|Area code(s)||(+374) 232|
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.