Alvar, Armenia

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Alvar
Ալվար
community
Alvar is located in Armenia
Alvar
Alvar
Coordinates: 41°03′03″N 43°44′57″E / 41.05083°N 43.74917°E / 41.05083; 43.74917Coordinates: 41°03′03″N 43°44′57″E / 41.05083°N 43.74917°E / 41.05083; 43.74917
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Shirak
Population (2011)
 • Total 140
Time zone   (UTC+4)
Climate Dfb
Alvar, Armenia at GEOnet Names Server

Alvar (Armenian: Ալվար; formerly, Duzkend, Azerbaijani: Düzkənd) is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Shirak Province of Armenia.

The community of Alvar consists of the village of Alvar and the abandoned village of Aravet. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported the community's population was 168 in 2010,[1] up from 147 at the 2001 census.[2]

Population[edit]

According to "Caucasian Calendar" of 1912, 591 people, mainly Azerbaijanis shown in the calendar as «Karapapaks», lived in village Duzkend of Kars Okrug of Kars Oblast.[3]

Population per years is the following.[4]

Year 1886 1931 1959 1970 1979 1989 2001 2004
Pop. 348 468 366 528 630 154 147 157

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