Geghanist, Shirak

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Geghanist
Գեղանիստ
community
Geghanist is located in Armenia
Geghanist
Geghanist
Coordinates: 40°41′05″N 44°01′26″E / 40.68472°N 44.02389°E / 40.68472; 44.02389Coordinates: 40°41′05″N 44°01′26″E / 40.68472°N 44.02389°E / 40.68472; 44.02389
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Shirak
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,277
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)
Geghadir at GEOnet Names Server

Geghanist (Armenian: Գեղանիստ, also Romanized as Gekhanist; also, Geghadir and Gekhadir; until 1948, Golgat and Kolkat) is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Shirak Province of Armenia. The town's church dates from 1852.[1] The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 1,277 in 2010,[2] up from 1,150 at the 2001 census.[3]

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