Rya Taza

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Coordinates: 40°39′28″N 44°18′00″E / 40.65778°N 44.30000°E / 40.65778; 44.30000

Rya Taza
Ռյա Թազա
View from the village
View from the village
Rya Taza is located in Armenia
Rya Taza
Rya Taza
Coordinates: 40°39′29″N 44°18′22″E / 40.65806°N 44.30611°E / 40.65806; 44.30611
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Aragatsotn
Population (2001)
 • Total 443
Time zone   (UTC+4)

Rya Taza (Armenian: Ռյա Թազա) or Ria Taza (meaning "new way" in Kurmanji), is a village in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. It was formerly known as Kondakhsaz. Most residents of Rya Taza are Yazidis. The village is home to a ruined Armenian church built between the 10th and 13th centuries. It also contains an old cemetery with animal-shaped tombstones.

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