Chkalovka

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Chkalovka
Չկալովկա
Chkalovka  Չկալովկա is located in Armenia
Chkalovka  Չկալովկա
Chkalovka
Չկալովկա
Coordinates: 40°30′30″N 44°58′44″E / 40.50833°N 44.97889°E / 40.50833; 44.97889Coordinates: 40°30′30″N 44°58′44″E / 40.50833°N 44.97889°E / 40.50833; 44.97889
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Founded 1840
Elevation 1,931 m (6,335 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 503
Time zone GMT+4 (UTC+4)
Postal code 1514

Chkalovka (Armenian: Չկալովկա; until 1946 Aleksandrovka, Zeynalagali) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The village was founded by Russian emigrants in 1840 and renamed in honour of test pilot Valeri Chkalov in 1946.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 76. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.