Tatev (village)

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Tatev in 2013
Tatev in 2013
Tatev is located in Armenia
Coordinates: 39°22′54″N 46°14′24″E / 39.38167°N 46.24000°E / 39.38167; 46.24000Coordinates: 39°22′54″N 46°14′24″E / 39.38167°N 46.24000°E / 39.38167; 46.24000
Country Armenia
Marz (Province)Syunik
 • Total65.73 km2 (25.38 sq mi)
 • Total864
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
Tatev (village) at GEOnet Names Server

Tatev (Armenian: Տաթև or Տաթեւ Tat′ev) is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. It is home to the Tatev monastery. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 892 in 2010,[2] down from 1,042 at the 2001 census.[3]

The village hosts a station of the Wings of Tatev; the world's longest non-stop double track aerial tramway.


  1. ^ "Syunik regional e-Governance System" (in Armenian). Syunik Province provincial government. Click on link entitled "Համայնքներ" (community) and search for the place by Armenian name.
  2. ^ "Marzes of the Republic of Armenia and Yerevan City in Figures, 2010" (PDF). Statistical Committee of Armenia.
  3. ^ Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, Statistical Committee of Armenia