Charentsavan

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Coordinates: 40°24′35″N 44°38′35″E / 40.40972°N 44.64306°E / 40.40972; 44.64306

Charentsavan
Չարենցավան
Charentsavan
Charentsavan
Charentsavan is located in Armenia
Charentsavan
Charentsavan
Coordinates: 40°24′35″N 44°38′35″E / 40.40972°N 44.64306°E / 40.40972; 44.64306
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Kotayk
Established 1947
Area
 • Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 1,660 m (5,450 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 25,100
 • Density 5,000/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC+4)
Area code(s) +374 (226)

Charentsavan (Armenian: Չարենցավան) is a town located in the Kotayk Province of Armenia. The city was founded in 1947 as Lusavan, and renamed in 1967 after the poet Yeghishe Charents.[1] According to the 2011 official estimate, the population of Charentsavan is 25,100.

Climate[edit]

Charentsavan experiences very cold winters with highs in the 30s and lows in the teens and low 20s. Summers are warm with brisk, cool nights. Snow sticks on the ground from December until March, but it may snow anytime from October through May.

Climate data for Charentsavan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 32
(0)
33
(1)
41
(5)
53
(12)
62
(17)
70
(21)
77
(25)
77
(25)
71
(22)
60
(16)
47
(8)
36
(2)
54.9
(12.8)
Average low °F (°C) 15
(−9)
16
(−9)
24
(−4)
32
(0)
40
(4)
46
(8)
52
(11)
53
(12)
45
(7)
37
(3)
29
(−2)
21
(−6)
34.2
(1.3)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.71
(18)
0.91
(23.1)
1.26
(32)
2.61
(66.3)
3.27
(83.1)
2.68
(68.1)
1.57
(39.9)
1.30
(33)
1.06
(26.9)
1.50
(38.1)
1.14
(29)
0.75
(19)
18.76
(476.5)
[citation needed]

Sport[edit]

FC Mush Charentsavan was a football club representing the town of Charentsavan. The used to play their games at the Charentsavan City Stadium. However, it was dissolved in 1994 and is currently inactive from professional football.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Rediscoving Armenia, p. 56, available online at the US embassy to Armenia's website