Ghukasavan

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Ghukasavan
Ղուկասավան
Ghukasavan is located in Armenia
Ghukasavan
Ghukasavan
Coordinates: 40°07′34″N 44°25′04″E / 40.12611°N 44.41778°E / 40.12611; 44.41778
Country Armenia
Province Ararat
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,295

Coordinates: 40°07′34″N 44°25′04″E / 40.12611°N 44.41778°E / 40.12611; 44.41778 Ghukasavan (Armenian: Ղուկասավան, also Romanized as Gukasavan; until 1949, Kalara or Kalali) is a town in the Ararat Province of Armenia. The town was renamed in 1949 in honor of Ghukas Ghukasian, founder of the Armenian Communist Youth Movement.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Rediscoving Armenia, p.24, at the US embassy to Armenia's website