Haghartsin, Armenia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Coordinates: 40°46′41″N 44°57′45″E / 40.77806°N 44.96250°E / 40.77806; 44.96250

Haghartsin
Հաղարծին
Haghartsin Village
Haghartsin Village
Haghartsin Հաղարծին is located in Armenia
Haghartsin Հաղարծին
Haghartsin
Հաղարծին
Coordinates: 40°46′41″N 44°57′45″E / 40.77806°N 44.96250°E / 40.77806; 44.96250
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Tavush
Government
 • MayorSargis Poghosyan
Population
 (2008)
 • Total3,660
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )

Haghartsin (Armenian: Հաղարծին); is a village in the Tavush Province of Armenia. It was founded in 1815 as Jarkhech by Prince Jar Artsruni. In 1940, the village was renamed Kuybyshev after the Soviet politician Valerian Kuybyshev.[1] In 1992, the village was renamed Haghartsin, after the Haghartsin Monastery which is located around 8 km northwest of the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 109, available online at the US embassy to Armenia's website Archived 2008-06-26 at the Wayback Machine