Uyts

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Uyts
Ույծ
community
Skyline of Uyts
Uyts is located in Armenia
Uyts
Uyts
Coordinates: 39°31′N 46°03′E / 39.517°N 46.050°E / 39.517; 46.050Coordinates: 39°31′N 46°03′E / 39.517°N 46.050°E / 39.517; 46.050
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Syunik
Area[1]
 • Total 33.43 km2 (12.91 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 396
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)
Uyts at GEOnet Names Server

Uyts (Armenian: Ույծ, also Romanized as Uz and Uits) is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Syunik Province of Armenia. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 586 in 2010,[2] compared to 453 at the 2001 census.[3] Uyts lies roughly 3.5 kilometers away from the nearby city of Sisian.

A cow grazes on a hillside overlooking Uyts.

Many Uyts residents are farmers or sheepherders, with agriculture playing an important role in village life.

Uyts has a small school, with roughly 70 students enrolled at any given time. Many teachers commute from neighboring Sisian to work in the village.

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