Vaghashen

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Vaghashen
Վաղաշեն
Vaghashen  Վաղաշեն is located in Armenia
Vaghashen  Վաղաշեն
Vaghashen
Վաղաշեն
Coordinates: 40°08′06″N 45°19′44″E / 40.13500°N 45.32889°E / 40.13500; 45.32889Coordinates: 40°08′06″N 45°19′44″E / 40.13500°N 45.32889°E / 40.13500; 45.32889
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Government
 • Mayor Artur Survaryan
Elevation 1,956 m (6,417 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,235
Time zone GMT+4 (UTC+4)
Postal code 1416

Vaghashen (Armenian: Վաղաշեն, also Romanized as Vagashen; until 1935, Avdalagalu and Abdalaghalu) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. There are two 16th-century churches in the village, and nearby are the ruins of Kyurdi Kogh and Aloyi Kogh cyclopean forts.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 80. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.