Lernanist

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Coordinates: 40°28′03″N 44°47′53″E / 40.46750°N 44.79806°E / 40.46750; 44.79806

Lernanist
Լեռնանիստ
Lernanist is located in Armenia
Lernanist
Lernanist
Coordinates: 40°28′03″N 44°47′53″E / 40.46750°N 44.79806°E / 40.46750; 44.79806
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Kotayk
Population (2013)
 • Total 4,000
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Lernanist (Armenian: Լեռնանիստ, also Romanized as Lerrnanist; formerly, Verin Akhta and Verkhnyaya Akhta) is a town in the Kotayk Province of Armenia. It is home to the descendants of Armenian settlers from Van who survived the Armenian Genocide.[1]

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