Arinj

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Coordinates: 40°13′53″N 44°34′16″E / 40.23139°N 44.57111°E / 40.23139; 44.57111

Arinj
Առինջ
View of Arinj from the Yerevan-Sevan highway
View of Arinj from the Yerevan-Sevan highway
Arinj is located in Armenia
Arinj
Arinj
Coordinates: 40°13′53″N 44°34′16″E / 40.23139°N 44.57111°E / 40.23139; 44.57111
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Kotayk
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,282
Time zone   (UTC+4)

Arinj (Armenian: Առինջ) is a major village in the Kotayk Province of Armenia, located just north of Yerevan. At the eastern outskirts of the village, is Dzagavank (Getargel) Monastery; also known as Getargeli S. Nshan. The monastery consists of a 7th c. Church of S. Nshan and two-story bell tower/chapel of the 13th c. The structures were renovated between 2001-2004.


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See Առինջ.

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