Hayanist

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Coordinates: 40°07′11″N 44°22′39″E / 40.11972°N 44.37750°E / 40.11972; 44.37750

Hayanist
Հայանիստ
Hayanist as seen from the air in the background
Hayanist as seen from the air in the background
Hayanist is located in Armenia
Hayanist
Hayanist
Coordinates: 40°07′11″N 44°22′39″E / 40.11972°N 44.37750°E / 40.11972; 44.37750
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Ararat
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,206
Time zone   (UTC+4)

Hayanist (Armenian: Հայանիստ) was known as Gharaghshlar until 1978 and Dostlugh until 1989, is a village in the Ararat Province of Armenia. The village's population is largely refugees from the population exchange with Azerbaijan in 1988-1989.[1]

References[edit]

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