|Azatan at GEOnet Names Server|
Azatan (Armenian: Ազատան; formerly, Karakilisa, Karakhs, and Pokr Karakilisa), is a major village and rural community (municipality) in the Shirak Province of Armenia. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 5,697 in 2010, up from 4,838 at the 2011 census.
The name derives from the Armenian word Azatan (Armenian: Ազատան) - meaning "freedmen" .
Population per years is the following.
- "Marzes of the Republic of Armenia and Yerevan City in Figures, 2010" (PDF). National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT).
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
- "Dictionary of Armenian residences (Հայաստանի հանրապետության բնակավայրերի բառարան), page 7" (PDF). Retrieved April 18, 2014.
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