Shorzha

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Shorzha
Շորժա
Shorzha as viewed from atop the adjacent hill with chapel ruins.
Shorzha as viewed from atop the
adjacent hill with chapel ruins.
Shorzha  Շորժա is located in Armenia
Shorzha  Շորժա
Shorzha
Շորժա
Coordinates: 40°30′04″N 45°16′28″E / 40.50111°N 45.27444°E / 40.50111; 45.27444Coordinates: 40°30′04″N 45°16′28″E / 40.50111°N 45.27444°E / 40.50111; 45.27444
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Government
 • Mayor Suliko Shushanyan
Elevation 1,915 m (6,283 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 565
Time zone GMT+4 (UTC+4)
Postal code 1316

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 along the southern outskirts of the village. Upon the hill overlooking Shorzha, there are the ruins of a chapel, and somewhere in the vicinity are the remains of an Iron Age fort.[1]

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  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. pp. 83–84. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.