Jil, Armenia

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For the village in Azerbaijan, see Cil, Azerbaijan.

Coordinates: 40°27′16″N 45°27′13″E / 40.45444°N 45.45361°E / 40.45444; 45.45361

Jil
Ջիլ
Jil Ջիլ is located in Armenia
Jil Ջիլ
Jil
Ջիլ
Coordinates: 40°27′16″N 45°27′13″E / 40.45444°N 45.45361°E / 40.45444; 45.45361
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Founded 12th century
Population (2001)
 • Total 680
Time zone UTC+4 ( )

Jil (Armenian: Ջիլ), is a village located near the northern shore of Lake Sevan in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. It was founded in the 12th century. Most of the beach in close proximity to the village remains uninhibited with a strip of forested land that lines the shore. 2 km north of the village is the Dashti-ler Fort.[1]

In 1902 German map it is mentioned as the main settlement in area between present-day villages Shoghakat and Big Masra.[2]

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  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 84. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.
  2. ^ "Composite Map: 44-49. Eurpaeisches Russland und Nord-Skandinavien in 6 Blaettern. - David Rumsey Historical Map Collection". www.davidrumsey.com. Retrieved 2018-10-02.