Gagarin, Armenia

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Coordinates: 40°32′13″N 44°51′28″E / 40.53694°N 44.85778°E / 40.53694; 44.85778

Gagarin
Գագարին
Gagarin is located in Armenia
Gagarin
Gagarin
Coordinates: 40°32′13″N 44°51′28″E / 40.53694°N 44.85778°E / 40.53694; 44.85778
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Founded 1955
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,417
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Gagarin (Armenian: Գագարին) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. It was founded in 1955 and named after the cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.[1] The village belongs to municipality of Sevan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Rediscoving Armenia, p. 41, available online at the US embassy to Armenia's website