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History and faith

On December 7, 1988 an earthquake hit this industrial city called Spitak. The earthquake killed half the population, especially children and the sick because they were in schools and hospitals. Currently, the city is "rebuilt" it's still a very precarious situation, as houses built with waste. People stop you on the street and invite you home for a coffee or walk with you and tell you about the history. The population is 20,000 inhabitants and is in the region of Lori, in the north. History and faith are two of the pillars of the Armenian people. The main square welcomes you to this beautiful mountain town, it has has very Soviet architecture, by that I mean much cement, size does matter: The bigger the better, aesthetic ...

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