Ishkhanasar

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Ishkhanasar
Իշխանասար
community
Ishkhanasar is located in Armenia
Ishkhanasar
Ishkhanasar
Coordinates: 39°33′36″N 46°02′37″E / 39.56000°N 46.04361°E / 39.56000; 46.04361Coordinates: 39°33′36″N 46°02′37″E / 39.56000°N 46.04361°E / 39.56000; 46.04361
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Syunik
Area[1]
 • Total 12.75 km2 (4.92 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 271
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)
Ishkhanasar at GEOnet Names Server

Ishkhanasar (Armenian: Իշխանասար, also Romanized as Ishkanasar; formerly, GhzljughArmenian: Ղջլջուղ, also Romanized as Ghjljugh and Ghzyljugh; earlier, Kyzyldzhuk, Kyzyldzhug, Kizildzhuk, and Kizildzhug) is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Syunik Province of Armenia. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population as 271 in 2010,[2] up from 147 at the 2001 census.[3]

It is home to the world's largest tissue factory.[citation needed]

The place is named in honor of Nikoghayos Poghos Mikaelian (nom de guerre: Ishkhan), a resistance leader during the Armenian Genocide.

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