Leninakan


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Le·nin·a·kan

 (lĕn′ĭ-nə-kän′)
See Gyumri.

Leninakan

(Russian lɪninaˈkan)
n
(Placename) the former name (1925–91) of Kumayri

Le•ni•na•kan

(ˈlɛn ɪ nəˌkɑn)

n.
former name of Gumri.
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The issue was temporarily suspended when on 7 December 1988 a devastating earthquake hit Armenia, levelling the cities of Leninakan (now Gumri) and Spitak, killing 25,000 people.
In 1988, over 25,000 people were killed and 503,000 left homeless when an earthquake hit the region surrounding the towns of Leninakan and Spitak in Armenia.
He also wanted money sent to Leninakan to build and renovate the Gumrie Varaz Museum.