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Irind (Armenian: Իրինդ) is a town in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia located about 30 km east of the Turkish border. Irind was founded in 1921 by survivors of the Armenian Genocide who had fled from Mush and Sasun. The town contains a 7th-century octagonal church that in 2011 was being reconstructed.
Notable residents of Irind
- Avetis Isahakyan - Armenian poet, writer, and academic lived in Irind for 5 years
- Khachik Dashtents - Armenian writer, poet, and translator
- Prime Minister of Armenia Andranik Margaryan's family
- Irind at GEOnet Names Server
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census
- Kiesling, Rediscoving Armenia, p. 18, available online at the US embassy to Armenia's website
- Adrineh Der-Boghossian (July 13, 2010). "ATP adds to Irind's community improvement". Armenian Reporter. Retrieved July 20, 2010.
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