Hrazdan, Kotayk Province, Armenia

Hrazdan (Հրազդան), is a town and urban municipal community in Armenia serving as the administrative centre of Kotayk Province, located 45 kilometres (28 miles) north-east of the capital Yerevan. Hrazdan is one of the highly industrialised towns in Armenia. The town is home to many large plants including:

• Hrazdan hydroelectric power plant in the Aghbyurak district of Hrazdan, as part of the Sevan–Hrazdan Cascade.

• Hrazdan Thermal Power Plant (RazTES OJSC): is one of the largest thermal power plants in Transcaucasia. Owned and operated by Gazprom Armenia and the Tashir Group owned by Samvel Karapetyan.

• Hrazdan Cement factory of Hrazdan run by Nikolay Khachaturov of Khachaturov Group. The plant is one of the largest cement producers in Transcaucasia.

• "Qualitech Machinery" machine tool plant an Armenian-Canadian joint venture.

The town has also minor industrial firms including the "Hidro Storm" metal-plastic manufacturing plant founded in 2009, as well as the "Arjermek" and "Hakobyan" companies for building materials.

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Hrazdan has a population of over 41,875 people.

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