Lernakert, Shirak

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Coordinates: 40°34′01″N 43°56′10″E / 40.56694°N 43.93611°E / 40.56694; 43.93611

Lernakert
Լեռնակերտ
Լեռնակերտ1.jpg
Lernakert is located in Armenia
Lernakert
Lernakert
Coordinates: 40°34′01″N 43°56′10″E / 40.56694°N 43.93611°E / 40.56694; 43.93611
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Shirak
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,418
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Lernakert (Armenian: Լեռնակերտ, also Romanized as Lerrnakert; formerly, Shirvandzhug and Shirvan) is a village in the Shirak Province of Armenia. The 10th to 13th-century Makaravank Church, with the church of Surb Sion of 1001 is located 1 mile north of the village. In the gorge below is a small church built on earlier foundations and constructed in the 18th century, with a hermit's cell cut into the cliff face behind.

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Population per years is the following.[1]

Year 1831 1897 1931 1970 1979 2001 2004
Pop. 320 1602 1619 1466 1200 1449 1450

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