Vardenik

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For the mountain in Serbia, see Vardenik (mountain).

Coordinates: 40°08′06″N 45°26′11″E / 40.13500°N 45.43639°E / 40.13500; 45.43639

Vardenik
Վարդենիկ
Vardenik  Վարդենիկ is located in Armenia
Vardenik  Վարդենիկ
Vardenik
Վարդենիկ
Coordinates: 40°08′06″N 45°26′11″E / 40.13500°N 45.43639°E / 40.13500; 45.43639
Country Armenia
Province Gegharkunik
Founded 1828
Population (2008)
 • Total 9,745

Vardenik (Armenian: Վարդենիկ; until 1945, Gezeldara, Nerkin Gezaldara, Gyuzeldara, and Nizhnyaya Gezaldara) is a major village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The village sits on the Vardenis river, and was founded in 1828.

Vardenik is a birthplace of a famous Armenian actor, singer, artist, host, showman, script writer and movie producer Arsen Grigoryan. Vardenik is the largest rural community in Armenia by population.

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