Kotayk Province

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Kotayk
Կոտայք
Province
Location of Kotayk within Armenia
Location of Kotayk within Armenia
Coordinates: 40°25′N 44°45′E / 40.417°N 44.750°E / 40.417; 44.750Coordinates: 40°25′N 44°45′E / 40.417°N 44.750°E / 40.417; 44.750
Country Armenia
Capital Hrazdan
Government
 • Governor Kovalenko Shahgeldyan
Area
 • Total 2,086 km2 (805 sq mi)
Area rank 8th
Population (2011)
 • Total 254,397
 • Rank 4th
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+04
 • Summer (DST) UTC+05 (UTC)
Postal code 2201–2506
ISO 3166 code AM.KT
FIPS 10-4 AM05
Website kotayk.gov.am
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Kotayk or Kotaik (Armenian: Կոտայք) is a province (marz) of Armenia. It is located in the centre of the country. Its capital is Hrazdan. It is also home to the highly frequented tourist destinations Garni and Geghard and the popular winter sports resort Tsakhkadzor.

Kotayk is the only marz that does not border any foreign countries. It borders the following marzer (provinces):

In the southwest, between its borders with Ararat and Aragatsotn, Kotayk also shares a border with Yerevan.

Communities[edit]

The province of Kotayk consists of the following 67 communities (hamaynkner), of which 7 are considered urban and 60 are considered rural.[1]

Towns or urban communities[edit]

Image City (town) Province Founded Land area (km2) Population (2011 est.)
Abovyan city, Armenia.JPG Abovyan Kotayk 1963 11 46,800
Byureghavan, view from the town.jpg Byureghavan Kotayk 1945 4 8,600
Charentsavan town1.jpg Charentsavan Kotayk 1947 5 25,100
Hrazdan town, 2013.jpg Hrazdan Kotayk 1959 22 53,400
Nor Hachen memorial.JPG Nor Hachen Kotayk 1958 2.3 10,400
Tsarghgadzor summer06.jpg Tsaghkadzor Kotayk 574 (first mentioned) 4 1,600
Yeghvard skyline.jpg Yeghvard Kotayk 6th century (first mentioned) 7 12,400

Villages or rural communities[edit]

Non-community villages[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "RA Kotayk Marz". Marzes of the Republic of Armenia in Figures, 2002–2006. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. 2007. 

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