Ijevan ( Իջեւան Armenian, Russian Иджеван ) is the capital of the province of Tavush ( in Armenia).

Ijevan has about 15,000 inhabitants ( 2001) The city lies on the River Aghstew and 142 km away from the Armenian capital Yerevan. The highway from Yerevan after Kasah runs through Ijevan.

Ijevan is a center of the Transcaucasian carpet production.


In this city began in 1920 an armed uprising against the Dashnak government of Armenia. In November 1920 sent here by the local revolutionary committee the news of the production of Soviet power in Armenia to Moscow. This event is presented in urban and Revolution Museum.