The village of Makenis overlooking the gorge, as seen from Makenyats Vank.
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Makenis (Armenian: Մաքենիս, also Romanized as Mak’enis and Maqenis) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The Makenyats Vank in the town was a major cultural and educational center of medieval Gegharkunik, with structures dating from the 9th to 13th centuries.
- Makenis at GEOnet Names Server
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
- Brady Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 47; original archived at Archive.org, and current version online on Armeniapedia.org.
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