Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, California (often abbreviated as L.A., arm: Լոս Անջելես) has the second largest Armenian diaspora community in the world, after Moscow, Russia. Its pleasant Mediterranean climate, business opportunities and cosmopolitan culture has attracted Armenian immigrants from all over the world. Los Angeles County, a vast, mostly suburban sprawl, consists of many cities. Armenians have tended to collect in pockets of the city, and are especially concentrated in the following cities and towns:

File:La-armenianspeakers.jpg Neighboring Orange County is home to a significant, if thinly spread Armenian community, while the communities in Ventura County and the Inland Empire are still quite small.


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Relations with Armenia

Armenians from Los Angeles

These are Armenians who were born or who have lived in the city of Los Angeles:

Edward Nalbandyan, Harut Sassounian, Howard Kazanjian, Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Kirk Kerkorian, Larry Gagosian, Mark Geragos, Raffi Hovannisian, Raffi Kojian, Vahe Keushguerian, Gourgen Yanikian

Map of Armenian Sites in Los Angeles

(A very incomplete) Clickable map of Armenian sites in Los Angeles metro area. You can pan around and zoom in and out. Because of the vast number of Armenian sites in LA, only major Armenian sites will be listed - Churches, Bookstores, very well known Armenian food places, etc.

Maps of Armenian Attractions
Armenia & Karabakh (highlights only map), Janapar Trail
Detailed maps of: Yerevan, Aragatsotn Marz, Ararat Marz, Armavir Marz, Gegharkunik Marz, Kotayk Marz, Lori Marz, Shirak Marz, Syunik Marz, Tavush Marz, Vayots Dzor Marz
National maps of: Karabakh, Turkey, Georgia (and Tbilisi), Iran, Azerbaijan (including Nakhichevan)
Regional maps of: Middle East, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America (western), North America (eastern), South America, Asia, Australia

Map Legend

Marker-cross.png Church / Monastery Marker-crossbrown.png Ruined Church Marker-fort.png Fortress Marker-fortressbrown.png Ruined Fortress Marker-cave.png Cave Marker-ruins.png Ruins Marker-tree.png Nature / Scenic Marker-hike.png Hiking Marker-museum.png Museum Marker-springblue.png Spring Marker-toilet.png Toilet Marker-picnic.png Picnic Marker-tram.png Tram / Gondola Marker-camp.png Camping Marker-bike.png Biking Marker-bed.png Hotel Marker-ski.png Ski Marker-hang.png Hang glide Marker-shelter.png Shelter Marker-brown.png Minor site Marker-orange.png Other map

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