Vanashen

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Don't confuse this with Vazashen, Armenia, which is further north.
Vanashen
Վանաշեն
Vanashen is located in Armenia
Vanashen
Vanashen
Coordinates: 39°54′N 44°41′E / 39.900°N 44.683°E / 39.900; 44.683
Country Armenia
Province Ararat
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,409
Time zone UTC (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) DST (UTC+5)

Coordinates: 39°54′N 44°41′E / 39.900°N 44.683°E / 39.900; 44.683 Vanashen (Armenian: Վանաշեն; formerly, Taytan and Taitan) is a town in the Ararat Province of Armenia. Before 1978, it was known as Taytan.[1]

It is one of the sites of the USAID Community Partnership for Health program. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rediscovering Armenia Guidebook - Ararat Marz section by Brady Kiesling, and edited by Raffi Kojian (from armeniapedia.org)
  2. ^ Entry at armenia.usaid.gov