Kasagh (river)

Coordinates: 40°06′28″N 44°14′16″E / 40.10778°N 44.23778°E / 40.10778; 44.23778
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The Kasagh in Ashtarak
Physical characteristics
 • coordinates
40°06′28″N 44°14′16″E / 40.10778°N 44.23778°E / 40.10778; 44.23778
Basin features
ProgressionMetsamorArasKuraCaspian Sea
Kasagh waterfall
Kasagh river and its basin (orange) within Armenia

Kasagh (Armenian: Քասաղ) is a river in the west-central region of modern Armenia which flows north to south. It originates near Mount Aragats in Aragatsotn province, flows south into Armavir province and into the Metsamor, which itself is a tributary of the Aras.[1][2][3]

Sites along the river[edit]

From north to south:


The Kasagh canyon at Hovhannavank monastery

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Curtis, Glenn E. (1995). Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia : country studies (1st ed.). Washington, D.C.: Federal Research Division. pp. 25–29. ISBN 0-8444-0848-4. OCLC 31709972. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  2. ^ "Ахурян". Great Soviet Encyclopedia.
  3. ^ "Rivers of Armenia". Armenia Discovery. Retrieved July 6, 2021.