The ancient province of Malatia in Western Armenia is located in the province of Harput. Numerous rivers and streams flowing through the mountains pass through the city and provide water supply.

Favorable mild weather and fertile soil provide rich vegetation. From the forests they collect wild fruits, nuts, berries, vegetables, mushrooms, etc. Fishing is also developed. Various fruit trees and vegetables grow in the fields. Malatia grapes are of particular importance for their abundance, variety and quality. Located on the Silk Road, Malatia has been a trade crossroads since ancient times.