Geghamavan

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Geghamavan
Գեղամավան
Geghamavan Գեղամավան is located in Armenia
Geghamavan Գեղամավան
Geghamavan
Գեղամավան
Coordinates: 40°33′43″N 44°53′15″E / 40.56194°N 44.88750°E / 40.56194; 44.88750Coordinates: 40°33′43″N 44°53′15″E / 40.56194°N 44.88750°E / 40.56194; 44.88750
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Gegharkunik
Founded1830's
Area
 • Total29.48 km2 (11.38 sq mi)
Elevation
1,842 m (6,043 ft)
Population
(2008)
 • Total1,735
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (GMT+4)
Postal code
1507

Geghamavan (Armenian: Գեղամավան), also Romanized as Gegamavan; until 1946, Shagriz and Shahriz) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The town was founded in the 1830s from migrants from the Maku region of Persia. There are church/shrine ruins in the east part of the village.[1]

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  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. pp. 74–75. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.