Shorzha

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Coordinates: 40°30′11″N 45°16′13″E / 40.50306°N 45.27028°E / 40.50306; 45.27028

Shorzha
Շորժա
Shorzha as seen from the Artanish Peninsula.
Shorzha as seen from the Artanish Peninsula.
Shorzha  Շորժա is located in Armenia
Shorzha  Շորժա
Shorzha
Շորժա
Coordinates: 40°30′11″N 45°16′13″E / 40.50306°N 45.27028°E / 40.50306; 45.27028
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Government
 • Mayor Suliko Shushanyan
Population (2001)
 • Total 565
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Shorzha (Armenian: Շորժա, also Romanized as Shorja; formerly, Nadezhdino and Shordzhalu) is a village located along Lake Sevan northwest of the Artanish Peninsula in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. There is a 17th-century chapel and cemetery on the south edge of the village. On the hill overlooking the village, there are the ruins of a chapel, and somewhere in the vicinity are the remains of an Iron Age fort.

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