Gnishik

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Coordinates: 39°39′21″N 45°18′00″E / 39.65583°N 45.30000°E / 39.65583; 45.30000

Gnishik
Գնիշիկ
Gnishik
Gnishik
Gnishik is located in Armenia
Gnishik
Gnishik
Coordinates: 39°39′21″N 45°18′00″E / 39.65583°N 45.30000°E / 39.65583; 45.30000
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Vayots Dzor
Population (2001)
 • Total 39
Time zone   (UTC+4)

Gnishik (Armenian: Գնիշիկ) is a town in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. The Gnishik community, including the town of Mozrov has a combined population of 141.

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Natural habitats vary from semi-desert to mountain steppe and meadows. Vicinity of Gnishik community have been considered as a Prime Butterfly Area,[1] where wide variety of rare butterflies, including Papilio alexanor, Colias chlorocoma, Pseudochazara schahrudensis, Tomares romanovi, Maculinea arion, and number of others can be observed.

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