Akunk

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Akunk
Ակունք
Akunk Ակունք is located in Armenia
Akunk Ակունք
Akunk
Ակունք
Coordinates: 40°09′26″N 45°43′35″E / 40.15722°N 45.72639°E / 40.15722; 45.72639Coordinates: 40°09′26″N 45°43′35″E / 40.15722°N 45.72639°E / 40.15722; 45.72639
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Gegharkunik
Elevation
1,965 m (6,447 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total3,741
Time zoneUTC+4 (GMT+4)
Postal code
1604

Akunk (Armenian: Ակունք, also Romanized as Akunk’ and Akunq; until 1935, Kirkhbulag or Ghrkhbulagh[1]) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. It was founded on the site of a Bronze Age settlement and has a fort dating from the 6th-4th century BC. There are two Tukh Manuk pilgrimage sites in the village as well. West of Akunk is the Klor Dar cyclopean fort.[2]

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  1. ^ "List of renamed settlement names in Armenia" (in Russian). Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  2. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 82. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.

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