Church of the Holy Mother of God, Darashamb

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Church of the Holy Mother of God
Սուրբ Ասսուածածին Եկեղեցի
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Church of the Holy Mother of God along the Araks River
Church of the Holy Mother of God, Darashamb is located in Iran
Church of the Holy Mother of God, Darashamb
Shown within Iran
Basic information
Location Jolfa, East Azarbaijan Province, Iran
Geographic coordinates 38°58′45.75″N 45°28′23.71″E / 38.9793750°N 45.4732528°E / 38.9793750; 45.4732528Coordinates: 38°58′45.75″N 45°28′23.71″E / 38.9793750°N 45.4732528°E / 38.9793750; 45.4732528
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Architectural type Church
Groundbreaking 17th century
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iii, vi
Designated 2008 (32nd session)
Reference no. 1262
Region Asia-Pacific

The Church of Saint Astvatsatsin or Church of the Holy Mother of God (Armenian: Սուրբ Ասսուածածին Եկեղեցի, Persian: کلیسای مریم‌مقدس دره‌شام‎) is a 17th-century Armenian church in the Valley of the Araxes along the Aras river in Jolfa, East Azerbaijan, Iran near Darashamb.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Novello, Adriano Alpago (1986), The Armenians (1st ed.), Italy: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., p. 182, ISBN 0-8478-0731-2, OCLC 13796582 

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