- For the nearby village, see Spitak (village).
|• Total||5.6 km2 (2.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,250 m (4,100 ft)|
|• Density||2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)|
Spitak (Armenian: Սպիտակ) is a town in the Lori Province at the northern part of Armenia. It was almost entirely destroyed as a result of the devastating 1988 Spitak earthquake, and was subsequently rebuilt in a slightly different location. Currently, the town has 15,100 inhabitants.
The word "spitak" means "white" in the Armenian.
Spitak was formerly known as Amamth and Hamamlu.
- Spitak at GEOnet Names Server
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
- World Gazeteer: Armenia – World-Gazetteer.com
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