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Bavra is located in Armenia
Coordinates: 41°07′10″N 43°48′31″E / 41.11944°N 43.80861°E / 41.11944; 43.80861Coordinates: 41°07′10″N 43°48′31″E / 41.11944°N 43.80861°E / 41.11944; 43.80861
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Shirak
Population (2011)
 • Total 490
Time zone   (UTC+4)
Bavra at GEOnet Names Server

Bavra (Armenian: Բավրա; formerly, Titoy-Kharabase), is a 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 490 as per the 2011 census,[1] down from 538 reported at the 2001 census.[2]

The inhabitants of the village are mainly followers of the Armenian Catholic Church. The Surp Nshan Armenian Catholic church of the village was consecrated in December 2012, following a construction period of 5 years.

Bavra is one of three border gates between Armenia and neighboring Georgia. The new border checkpoint complex in Bavra was opened on 1 October 2017, with the presence of president Serzh Sargsyan.[3]


Population per years is the following.[4]

Year 1897 1926 1939 1970 1979 2001 2011
Pop. 262 205 286 560 562 538 490