Shoghakat as viewed from atop the
adjacent hill with chapel ruins.
|Elevation||1,915 m (6,283 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (GMT+4)|
Shorgaklat (Armenian: Շողակաթ), known as Shorzha (Armenian: Շորժա) until November 2017 (formerly known as Nadezhdino and Shordzhalu), is a village and a rural community located at Lake Sevan, northwest of the Artanish Peninsula in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.
After administrative reforms in November 2017 the name of the village was changed from Shorzha to Shoghakat and it was chosen as administrative center of same-name rural municipality including also villages
There is a 17th-century chapel and cemetery along the southern outskirts of the village. Upon the hill overlooking Shoghakat, there are the ruins of a chapel, and somewhere in the vicinity are the remains of an Iron Age fort.
- Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. pp. 83–84. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.
- Prime Butterfly Area "Artanish-Shoghakat". Butterfly Conservation Armenia, 2016. http://www.butterfly-conservation-armenia.org/artanish-shorzha.html
- Birdwatching. Armenian Bird Census Council. 2016. http://www.abcc-am.org/birdwatching.html
- Shoghakat, Armenia 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. 49; original archived at Archive.org, and current version online on Armeniapedia.org.
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