Marz (country subdivision)

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Marz (մարզ), plural marzer (մարզեր), is the name for a first-level administrative entity in Armenia.

The divisions in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic are not called marz. Instead, they are known as shrjan (շրջան).

Etymology[edit]

This Armenian word is derived from the Persian word marz, meaning "border".

Translation[edit]

In English it is usually translated as province or region.

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