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Urartian (Freeciv)

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Urartian (Freeciv)
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Urartu was an ancient Hurrian state located around Lake Van in the eastern part of Anatolia. The earliest historical mention of Urartu comes from texts of the Assyrian king Shalmaneser I dating from the 13th century BCE. It is thought that Urartu was a multiethnic state in which Hurrian tribes likely formed the dominant element. Urartu played an important role in shaping the modern Armenian people.