Ararat

Ararat may refer to:

*Ararat, a common first name for Armenian males (pronounced Ararad in Western Armenian)
*Ararat / Araratian, a common family name for Armenians (pronounced Ararad, Araradian in Western Armenian)

*An Anatolian toponym
**Mount Ararat in Anatolia, Turkey
**Little Ararat
**Ararat plain
**Ararat, Armenia, a town in Armenia
**Ararat Province, Armenia
***Ararat (village), Armenia, a village in Ararat Province

*Other toponyms
**Ararat, City of Refuge, an early 19th century plan by Mordecai Manuel Noah for a Jewish homeland at Grand Island, New York
**Ararat, Victoria, Australia
***Ararat Airport
***Ararat railway line
***HM Prison Ararat
**Ararat, North Carolina
**Ararat River in Virginia and North Carolina
**Rural City of Ararat, south-west Victoria, Australia
***City of Ararat
***Shire of Ararat
**Ararat Township, Pennsylvania
**Mount Ararat (Pennsylvania)

*In history
**variant name of the Iron Age kingdom of Urartu
**Republic of Ararat, a breakaway Kurdish state, 1927 to 1931
**Culture of Ararat, homogenizing influence of Ararat on many distant nations greatly influenced by the cultural heritage of the Kingdom of Ararat

*Media
**Ararad Daily Newspaper, Armenian language newspaper in Lebanon
**, journal published in London (19th century)
**Ararat Quarterly, international quarterly of literature, history and culture published in New York, NY

*Associations
**Ararat Center for Strategic Research, academic
**Ararat Chapter, Chicago chapter of Armenian Youth Federation
**Ararat Chapter, Glendale chapter of Homenetmen

*Sports
**Ararat Stadium, Tehran, Iran
**FC Ararat Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia
**F.C. Ararat Tehran, Tehran, Iran
**FC Arax Ararat, Ararat, Armenia (originally FC Ararat)
**Ararat Tehran Basketball Club
**Luis Ararat, Ararat, Armenia

*Brands and titles
**Ararat (EP), an EP by oriental metal band Orphaned Land
**Ararat (film), a 2002 film by Atom Egoyan about the Armenian Genocide
**Ararat (brandy), a brandy from Armenia
**96205 Ararat, an asteroid named after the mountain
**HMAS "Ararat", the name of two ships in the Royal Australian Navy
**mentioned in titles of:
***A Girl From Ararat Valley, a 1949 Soviet Armenian film
***Passage to Ararat, a book by Michael J. Arlen

*Others
**Ararat anomaly, object appearing on photographs near the summit of Mount Ararat


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