Gegharkunik (village)

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Gegharkunik
Գեղարքունիք
Gegharkunik Գեղարքունիք is located in Armenia
Gegharkunik Գեղարքունիք
Gegharkunik
Գեղարքունիք
Coordinates: 40°15′04″N 45°08′53″E / 40.25111°N 45.14806°E / 40.25111; 45.14806Coordinates: 40°15′04″N 45°08′53″E / 40.25111°N 45.14806°E / 40.25111; 45.14806
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Gegharkunik
Founded1828
Elevation2,096 m (6,877 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total1,826
Time zoneUTC+4 (GMT+4)
Postal code1207

Gegharkunik (Armenian: Գեղարքունիք; known as Bashkend until 1946), is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. It was founded in 1828 by emigrants primarily from Beyazid. In the village is a small church, and a simple S. Gevorg church on the hill nearby.[1]

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  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 78. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.