Gtashen

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Gtashen
Գտաշեն
community
Gtashen is located in Armenia
Gtashen
Gtashen
Coordinates: 40°55′08″N 43°43′01″E / 40.91889°N 43.71694°E / 40.91889; 43.71694Coordinates: 40°55′08″N 43°43′01″E / 40.91889°N 43.71694°E / 40.91889; 43.71694
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Shirak
Population (2010)
 • Total 258
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)
Gtashen at GEOnet Names Server

Gtashen (Armenian: Գտաշեն; also, Gyutashen; formerly, Magaradzhuk, Magaradzhug, and Magharajugh, Azerbaijani: Mağaracıq) is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Shirak Province of Armenia.

Population[edit]

According to "Caucasian Calendar" of 1912, 495 people, mainly Azerbaijanis shown in the calendar as «Karapapaks», lived in village Magaradjik of Kars Okrug of Kars Oblast.[1]

The community of Gtashen consists of the villages of Gtashen and Kamkhut. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported that the community's population was 258 in 2010,[2] down from 378 at the 2001 census.[3]

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