Geghard, Armenia

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Coordinates: 40°09′32″N 44°47′48″E / 40.15889°N 44.79667°E / 40.15889; 44.79667

Geghard
Գեղարդ
Geghard landscape
Geghard landscape
Geghard is located in Armenia
Geghard
Geghard
Coordinates: 40°09′32″N 44°47′48″E / 40.15889°N 44.79667°E / 40.15889; 44.79667
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Kotayk
Population (2001)
 • Total 337
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Geghard (Armenian: Գեղարդ, also Romanized as Gekhard; formerly, Artiz) is a town in the Kotayk Province of Armenia. The town is best known for the monastery of Geghard, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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