Shatin, Armenia

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Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 45°18′06″E / 39.83333°N 45.30167°E / 39.83333; 45.30167

Shatin
Շատին
Shatin is located in Armenia
Shatin
Shatin
Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 45°18′06″E / 39.83333°N 45.30167°E / 39.83333; 45.30167
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Vayots Dzor
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,815
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Shatin (Armenian: Շատին; formerly, Shatik, Hesan Kand, Gasankend, and Hasankand) is a town in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. The town is home to the only mountain goat observation point in Armenia. The observation point was constructed with the help of the Norwegian and Armenian governments, the World Wildlife Fund and Safari organizations. Tourists can come to see the mountain goats from these observation points. The village also has several archeological sites from various periods in Armenian history.

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