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
Religion
AffiliationArmenian Apostolic Church
Location
LocationJolfa, East Azarbaijan Province, Iran
Church of the Holy Mother of God, Darashamb is located in Iran
Church of the Holy Mother of God, Darashamb
Shown within Iran
Geographic coordinates38°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
Architecture
TypeChurch
Groundbreaking17th century
TypeCultural
Criteriaii, iii, vi
Designated2008 (32nd session)
Reference no.1262
RegionAsia-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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