Artsvanist

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Coordinates: 40°09′16″N 45°30′08″E / 40.15444°N 45.50222°E / 40.15444; 45.50222

Artsvanist
Արծվանիստ
Vanevan Monastery
Vanevan Monastery
Artsvanist  Արծվանիստ is located in Armenia
Artsvanist  Արծվանիստ
Artsvanist
Արծվանիստ
Coordinates: 40°09′16″N 45°30′08″E / 40.15444°N 45.50222°E / 40.15444; 45.50222
Country Armenia
Province Gegharkunik
Government
 • Mayor Samvel Ohanyan
Population (2008)
 • Total 3,061

Artsvanist (Armenian: Արծվանիստ; until 1968, Nerkin Aluchalu, Alichali, and Russified as Nizhniy Aluchalu) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. In the gorge south of the village is the early 10th century monastery of Vanevan and large but broken medieval khachkar monument nearby.

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