Amasia, Shirak

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Amasia
Ամասիա
community
A football stadium in Amasia
A football stadium in Amasia
Amasia is located in Armenia
Amasia
Amasia
Coordinates: 40°56′48″N 43°46′53″E / 40.94667°N 43.78139°E / 40.94667; 43.78139Coordinates: 40°56′48″N 43°46′53″E / 40.94667°N 43.78139°E / 40.94667; 43.78139
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Shirak
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,218
Time zone   (UTC+4)
Amasia, Shirak at GEOnet Names Server

Amasia (Armenian: Ամասիա) is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Shirak Province of Armenia. Amasia was the capital of the former Raion of Amasia. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 2,218 in 2010,[1] up from 1,878 at the 2001 census.[2]

Population[edit]

According to "Caucasian Calendar" of 1912, 528 people, mainly Azerbaijanis mentioned as Karapapaks, lived in village Amasia of Kars Okrug of Kars Oblast.[3]

Population per years is the following.[4]

Year 1886 1914 1931 1959 1970 1980 2001 2004 2010
Pop. 274 564 645 1527 2773 3175 1878 1941 2218

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