Margara

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Coordinates: 40°02′01″N 44°10′26″E / 40.03361°N 44.17389°E / 40.03361; 44.17389

Margara

Մարգարա
Margara is located in Armenia
Margara
Margara
Coordinates: 40°02′01″N 44°10′26″E / 40.03361°N 44.17389°E / 40.03361; 44.17389
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Armavir
Population
 (2008)
 • Total1,477
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )
Bridge over Arax at Margara in 1925.

Margara (Armenian: Մարգարա, also Romanized as Markara; formerly Margara-Gök) is a town in the Armavir Province of Armenia. Margara is the closest border crossing to Turkey from Yerevan. Margara has a road bridge across the Arax River to Turkey. The Border Guard Service of Russia patrols the closed border between Armenia and Turkey.

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