Verin Artashat

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Coordinates: 40°00′02″N 44°35′06″E / 40.00056°N 44.58500°E / 40.00056; 44.58500

Verin Artashat
Վերին Արտաշատ
Norashen (left) and Verin Artashat (right) as seen from the ruins of Dvin.
Norashen (left) and Verin Artashat (right) as seen from the ruins of Dvin.
Verin ArtashatՎերին Արտաշատ is located in Armenia
Verin ArtashatՎերին Արտաշատ
Verin Artashat
Վերին Արտաշատ
Coordinates: 40°00′02″N 44°35′06″E / 40.00056°N 44.58500°E / 40.00056; 44.58500
Country Armenia
Province Ararat
Government
 • Mayor Ashot Ghazaryan
Area
 • Total 7.85 km2 (3.03 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 4,270

Verin Artashat (Armenian: Վերին Արտաշատ; also, Artashat, Verkhniy Artashat, and Ardashar) is a village in the Ararat Province of Armenia. It sits adjacent to the ruins of the ancient city of Dvin. The town is mostly populated by Yezedi Kurds.[citation needed]

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