Makenis

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Coordinates: 40°07′26″N 45°36′39″E / 40.12389°N 45.61083°E / 40.12389; 45.61083

Makenis
Մաքենիս
The village of Makenis overlooking the gorge, as seen from Makenyats Vank.
The village of Makenis overlooking the gorge, as seen from Makenyats Vank.
Makenis Մաքենիս is located in Armenia
Makenis Մաքենիս
Makenis
Մաքենիս
Coordinates: 40°07′26″N 45°36′39″E / 40.12389°N 45.61083°E / 40.12389; 45.61083
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Gegharkunik
Population
(2001)
 • Total511
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )

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.[1]

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  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 81. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.