Amasia, Shirak

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Amasia
Ամասիա
community
Amasia is located in Armenia
Amasia
Amasia
Coordinates: 40°56′48″N 43°46′53″E / 40.94667°N 43.78139°E / 40.94667; 43.78139Coordinates: 40°56′48″N 43°46′53″E / 40.94667°N 43.78139°E / 40.94667; 43.78139
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Shirak
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,218
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)
Amasia, Shirak at GEOnet Names Server

Amasia (Armenian: Ամասիա, Azerbaijani: Hamasa) is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Shirak Province of Armenia. Amasia was the capital of the former Raion of Amasia. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 2,218 in 2010,[1] up from 1,878 at the 2001 census.[2]

Population[edit]

According to "Caucasian Calendar" of 1912, 528 people, mainly Azerbaijanis shown in the calendar as «Karapapaks», lived in village Amasia of Kars Okrug of Kars Oblast.[3]

References[edit]