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Hrazdan (Armenian: Հրազդան , formerly known as Akhta) is the capital of the Kotayk province of Armenia. The Armenian language (hy հայերեն լեզու hajɛɹɛn lɛzu —, conventional short form) is an Indo-European language spoken by the Armenian Armenia (Հայաստան transliterated: Hayastan,) officially the Republic of Armenia (Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն Hayastani The name Hrazdan is derived from the Middle-Persian name Frazdan. Middle Persian is the Middle Iranian language/ethnolect of Southwestern Iran that during Sassanid times (224-654 CE became a Prestige dialect Farzdan is connected to the Zoroastrian mythology. Zoroastrianism (ˌzɔroʊˈæstriəˌnɪzəm is the religion and philosophy based on the teachings By Persian Mythology is meant the myths and sacred narratives of the culturally and linguistically related group of ancient peoples who inhabited the Iranian Plateau With a population 43,926 it is the fourth-largest city in Armenia by its population and during the Soviet years it was one of the highly-industrialised towns of the Armenian Republic. Armenia (Հայաստան transliterated: Hayastan,) officially the Republic of Armenia (Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն Hayastani A soviet (сове́т, "council" originally was a workers' local council in late Imperial Russia. Makravank Monastery is located in Hrazdan and there are also 13th century AD St. Astvatsatsin Church and 11th century AD chapel.