Doghs

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Doghs
Դողս
Village streets at Doghs
Village streets at Doghs
Doghs  Դողս is located in Armenia
Doghs  Դողս
Doghs
Դողս
Coordinates: 40°13′22″N 44°16′18″E / 40.22278°N 44.27167°E / 40.22278; 44.27167Coordinates: 40°13′22″N 44°16′18″E / 40.22278°N 44.27167°E / 40.22278; 44.27167
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Armavir
Area
 • Total 3.82 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Elevation 870 m (2,850 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,289
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zone   (UTC+4)

Doghs (Armenian: Դողս) is a village in the Armavir Province of Armenia. In 894, Smbat I defeated Emir Apshin of Atrapatakan in a battle at Doghs. The town's church, dedicated to Surb Stepanos (Saint Stephen), was built in the 19th century.[1] There are also some 19th-century graves in the vicinity. The village has a school (247 students), first aid station, house of culture, and community center.[2]

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  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 67. ISBN 99941-0-121-8. 
  2. ^ "Doghs (Armavir)". CAA: Union of Communities of Armenia. Retrieved May 29, 2015.