Geghamavan

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Geghamavan
Գեղամավան
Geghamavan  Գեղամավան is located in Armenia
Geghamavan  Գեղամավան
Geghamavan
Գեղամավան
Coordinates: 40°33′43″N 44°53′15″E / 40.56194°N 44.88750°E / 40.56194; 44.88750Coordinates: 40°33′43″N 44°53′15″E / 40.56194°N 44.88750°E / 40.56194; 44.88750
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Founded 1830's
Area
 • Total 29.48 km2 (11.38 sq mi)
Elevation 1,842 m (6,043 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,735
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone GMT+4 (UTC+4)
Postal code 1507

Geghamavan (Armenian: Գեղամավան), also Romanized as Gegamavan; until 1946, Shagriz and Shahriz) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The town was founded in the 1830s from migrants from the Maku region of Persia. There are church/shrine ruins in the east part of the village.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. pp. 74–75. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.