Ijevan , is a town in Armenia and the administrative centre of the Tavush Province. It is located in the center of the region, at the foot of Ijevan and Nalteket ridges of Gugark mountains, on the shores of Aghstev River. As of the 2011 census, the population of the town is 21,081, making it the most populated town in the province.
Ijevan is located 137 km northeast of Yerevan. The Yerevan- Tbilisi highway passes through Ijevan.
The town's current name Ijevan, and its former name Karavansara (until 1919), both mean "inn" ( caravanserai), in Armenian and Persian, respectively.