Aknalich

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Aknalich
Ակնալիճ
The Aknalich lake in Aknalich village
The Aknalich lake in Aknalich village
Aknalich is located in Armenia
Aknalich
Aknalich
Coordinates: 40°14′N 44°15′E / 40.233°N 44.250°E / 40.233; 44.250
Country Armenia
Province Armavir
Elevation 856 m (2,808 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,882

Coordinates: 40°14′N 44°15′E / 40.233°N 44.250°E / 40.233; 44.250 Aknalich (Armenian: Ակնալիճ; formerly, Aygherlich) is a village in the Armavir Province of Armenia. The village is situated on a lake, after which it is named, to the east of Metsamor.

Aknalich village is the site of the only Yazidi temple in Armenia. A new temple in the village known as Quba Mere Diwane, is currently under construction and envisaged to be inaugurated in 2017 to become the world's largest Yazidi Temple.[1][2]

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