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 (2009)
 • Total 24,800
 • 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. Its population of 19,708 people at the 2001 census has since declined. The city was founded in 1947 as Lusavan, and renamed in 1967 after the poet Yeghishe Charents.[1]

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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 can 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]

Galleryy[edit]

References[edit]

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