Armavir. Map: IX-22. City (1981 pop 165,000), founded 1848, now under the regional administration of Krasnodar krai of the Russian Federation. It is situated at the mouth of the Kuban River at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains. The city is a railroad junction and has food, machine-building, woodworking, and light industries. There is also a pedagogical institute affiliated with the Krasnodar Polytechnical Institute, a theater, and a regional museum.