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|• Total||3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AMT)|
|Berd at GEOnet Names Server|
Berd (Armenian: Բերդ [bɛɾtʰ]) is a town and urban municipal community in the Berd Municipality of the Tavush Province of Armenia. The town is located to the west of the Tavush river, 211 kilometres (131 miles) from Yerevan, surrounded by low mountains. Near the city are the ruins of the Tavush fortress (10th century) and the Nor Varagavank and Khoranashat monasteries (12th century). Other monasteries nearby include Shkhmuradi, Srveghi, and Kaptavank.
Berd (Armenian: բերդ) means "fortress" or "castle." The small city was named Berd because the ruins of the Tavush castle were located in the outskirts of Berd. The town was formerly known as Berdagyugh, Gamma', Tavuzghala, Tauzkend, Volorut, Shlorut and Ghalakyand.
Berd has also historical meaning because In the 10th century it was the residence of the Armenian king Ashot Yerkat (Iron). Also, the fortress was unique because of its newly developed water supply system. 
The Town was bombarded during the 2020 Armenian Azerbaijan clashes.
As of the 2011 census, the population of the town is 7,957.
Berd and the surrounding areas are a major centre for agricultural products in Armenia. Fruits, tobacco and other types are produced in the surrounding farms. Other notable industries of Berd include wine-making, bee-keeping and animal husbandry.
Mariam Mayr Vank near Berd
A view of Berd
Khoranashat Monastery near Berd
Scenery around Berd