Isahakyan

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Coordinates: 40°37′00″N 43°43′31″E / 40.61667°N 43.72528°E / 40.61667; 43.72528

Isahakyan
Իսահակյան
Isahakyan is located in Armenia
Isahakyan
Isahakyan
Coordinates: 40°37′00″N 43°43′31″E / 40.61667°N 43.72528°E / 40.61667; 43.72528
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Shirak
Population (2001)
 • Total 960
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Isahakyan (Armenian: Իսահակյան, also Romanized as Isaakyan and Isahakian; prior to the 1820s, Kharum; until 1945, Ghazarabad, Khazarapat and Kazarapat) is a town in the Shirak Province of Armenia. The town was named for Ghazar Aga who organized the defense of the town against the Persians in 1826-1828; later named avter poet Avetik Isahakyan, who lived there.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Rediscoving Armenia, p. 79, available online at the US embassy to Armenia's website