Mets Masrik

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Mets Masrik
Մեծ Մասրիկ
Mets Masrik is located in Armenia
Mets Masrik
Mets Masrik
Coordinates: 40°13′07″N 45°46′10″E / 40.21861°N 45.76944°E / 40.21861; 45.76944
Country Armenia
Province Gegharkunik
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,792

Coordinates: 40°13′07″N 45°46′10″E / 40.21861°N 45.76944°E / 40.21861; 45.76944 Mets Masrik (Armenian: Մեծ Մասրիկ – meaning "big Masrik"; formerly, Mets-Mazra, Mazra, and Bol’shaya Mazra, historical name - Masrik) is a town in the Gegharkunik province of Armenia. The town has been inhabited since the 7th century and has a khachkar dated 881, two shrines from the 12th and 13th centuries, and a 17th-century church. Nearby is Pokr Masrik (little Masrik).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 82. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.