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Ayrk (Armenian: Այրք; also Romanized as Ayrk’ and Ayrq; until recently Dashkend and Dashkand) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The village has a church of S. Astvatsatsin dated to 1181 and the Katoghike S. Gevorg church nearby (150 meters) dating to the 13th century. Both churches have large graveyards adjoining, and between them are remains of the massive stone walls of an Iron Age fortification with shallow caves below.
- Ayrk at GEOnet Names Server
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
- Kiesling, Brady (2005), Rediscovering Armenia: Guide, Yerevan, Armenia: Matit Graphic Design Studio
- Brady Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 48; original archived at Archive.org, and current version online on Armeniapedia.org.
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