Berdkunk Fortress (also: Spitak Berd (White fortress), Aghkala, Ishkhanats Berd), 2-1 Mil. BC, 10th c.[clarification needed]
|Elevation||1,939 m (6,362 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (GMT+4)|
Berdkunk (Armenian: Բերդկունք; also Romanized as Berdkunk’ and Berdkunq; formerly Akhkala and Aghkala) is a small village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The village was once a transit point on the ancient road between Dvin and Partev. There are cyclopean fortresses nearby with megalithic tombs. One of the fortresses in particular is located along the eastern edge of the village and is known locally as Ishkhanats Amrots or Berdkunk Fortress.
- Berdkunk at GEOnet Names Server
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
- Brady Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 43; original archived at Archive.org, and current version online on Armeniapedia.org.
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