Gugark (Armenian: Գուգարք), formerly known as Meghrut and Yagublu, is a major village in the Lori Province of Armenia, named for the province of Gugark in Greater Armenia. It borders with Vanadzor, being 2 km south-east, and is situated along the Debed River. The village is 1,325 meters above sea level. The village was renamed from Meghrut to Gugark on May 25, 1983.
Gugark occupies an area of 2158 hectares, of which 195 ha is used as arable land, 240 hectares of meadows, 700 hectares of pasture and 20 hectares of fruit gardens.
The population produces wheat, barley, potatoes, cabbage, melons and gourds. Livestock owners produce milk, meat, wool, eggs, and honey.
The town is home to St. Sarkis Church, built in the 19th century.
In 2013, the village had one kindergartens which is attended by 35 children, and two high schools, with 842 students.
Gugark also has a House of Culture, with a sports school and a music school. There is a library, which has 23 books.
- "Հայաստանի հանրապետության բնակավայրերի բառարան, էջ 63" (PDF) (in Armenian). Retrieved October 26, 2013.
- Gugark (village) at GEOnet Names Server
- World Gazeteer: Armenia – World-Gazetteer.com
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
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