Aygek

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Coordinates: 40°11′19″N 44°23′00″E / 40.18861°N 44.38333°E / 40.18861; 44.38333

Aygek
Այգեկ
Aygek is located in Armenia
Aygek
Aygek
Coordinates: 40°11′19″N 44°23′00″E / 40.18861°N 44.38333°E / 40.18861; 44.38333
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Armavir
Founded 1946
Area
 • Total 4.26 km2 (1.64 sq mi)
Elevation 870 m (2,850 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,178
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Aygek (Armenian: Այգեկ) is a village and a rural community in the Armavir Province of Armenia. It is located 8 km weat of the capital Yerevan and 36 km east of the provincial centre Armavir. It has an elevation of 870 metres above sea level.[1] The majority of the village are Armenian migrants from Iran.

The village is only 16 km away from the Armenian-Turkish border line.

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