Nor Geghi

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Nor Geghi
Նոր Գեղի
Nor Geghi is located in Armenia
Nor Geghi
Nor Geghi
Coordinates: 40°19′16″N 44°34′47″E / 40.32111°N 44.57972°E / 40.32111; 44.57972
Country Armenia
Province Kotayk
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,235

Coordinates: 40°19′16″N 44°34′47″E / 40.32111°N 44.57972°E / 40.32111; 44.57972 Nor Geghi (Armenian: Նոր Գեղի, formerly, Chatkran and Bazmavan) is a major village in the Kotayk Province of Armenia.

In 2008 an archaeological site was discovered in Nor Geghi, which according to the journal Nature, "fills a significant gap in the fossil record of the Caucasus region, which prehistoric African populations might have crossed en route to Eurasia."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abbott, Alison (25 September 2014). "Stone Age groups made similar toolmaking breakthroughs". Nature.