Akunk

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Akunk
Ակունք
Akunk  Ակունք is located in Armenia
Akunk  Ակունք
Akunk
Ակունք
Coordinates: 40°09′26″N 45°43′35″E / 40.15722°N 45.72639°E / 40.15722; 45.72639Coordinates: 40°09′26″N 45°43′35″E / 40.15722°N 45.72639°E / 40.15722; 45.72639
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Elevation 1,965 m (6,447 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 3,741
Time zone GMT+4 (UTC+4)
Postal code 1604

Akunk (Armenian: Ակունք, also Romanized as Akunk’ and Akunq; until 1935, Kirkhbulag and Ghrkhbulagh) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. It was founded on the site of a Bronze Age settlement and has a fort dating from the 6th-4th century BC. There are two Tukh Manuk pilgrimage sites in the village as well. West of Akunk is the Klor Dar cyclopean fort.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 82. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.