Vaghashen

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Vaghashen
Վաղաշեն
Vaghashen Վաղաշեն is located in Armenia
Vaghashen Վաղաշեն
Vaghashen
Վաղաշեն
Coordinates: 40°08′06″N 45°19′44″E / 40.13500°N 45.32889°E / 40.13500; 45.32889Coordinates: 40°08′06″N 45°19′44″E / 40.13500°N 45.32889°E / 40.13500; 45.32889
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Gegharkunik
Government
 • MayorArtur Survaryan
Elevation
1,956 m (6,417 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,235
Time zoneUTC+4 (GMT+4)
Postal code
1416

Vaghashen (Armenian: Վաղաշեն, also Romanized as Vagashen; until 1935, Avdalagalu and Abdalaghalu) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. There are two 16th-century churches in the village, and nearby are the ruins of Kyurdi Kogh and Aloyi Kogh cyclopean forts.[1]

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  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 80. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.