Martuni (village)

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Coordinates: 40°40′01″N 45°15′16″E / 40.66694°N 45.25444°E / 40.66694; 45.25444

Martuni
Մարտունի
Martuni  Մարտունի is located in Armenia
Martuni  Մարտունի
Martuni
Մարտունի
Coordinates: 40°40′01″N 45°15′16″E / 40.66694°N 45.25444°E / 40.66694; 45.25444
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Founded 1921
Population (2001)
 • Total 696
Time zone   (UTC+4)

Martuni (Armenian: Մարտունի) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The village is named in honor of Alexander Myasnikian, the first Soviet premier of Armenia, whose nom de guerre was "Martuni". There are medieval forts and the 10th-century castle of Aghjaghala nearby.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 84. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.