- For the other town of this name in Armavir Province, see Aygeshat, Armavir (west).
|• Total||4.98 km2 (1.92 sq mi)|
|Elevation||870 m (2,850 ft)|
|• Density||410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (GMT+4)|
Aygeshat (Armenian: Այգեշատ; also, Aigeshat, known as Hajighara until 1935), is a village in the Armavir Province of Armenia. It is home to the ruined 6th- to 7th-century Targmanchats Vank or Church of Surb Targmanchats (Holy Translators' Church) as well as the 18th-century Church of Surb Gevorg (Saint George), partially restored in the early 20th century. There is also an early tower of Adar Davit on a hill nearby from the 2nd or 1st centuries BC. There is also a monument dedicated to the victims of World War II, 2nd- to 1st-century tombs, 10th- to 18th-century graves, and an early 19th-century wall. The village has a school (235 students), first aid station, house of culture, and a community center.
- Aygeshat, Vagharshapat at GEOnet Names Server
- World Gazeteer: Armenia – World-Gazetteer.com
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
- Brady Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 35; original archived at Archive.org, and current version online on Armeniapedia.org.
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