Vardadzor

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Vardadzor
Վարդաձոր
Vardadzor Վարդաձոր is located in Armenia
Vardadzor Վարդաձոր
Vardadzor
Վարդաձոր
Coordinates: 40°11′19″N 45°11′37″E / 40.18861°N 45.19361°E / 40.18861; 45.19361Coordinates: 40°11′19″N 45°11′37″E / 40.18861°N 45.19361°E / 40.18861; 45.19361
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Gegharkunik
Founded1828-29
Elevation
1,986 m (6,516 ft)
Population
(2008)
 • Total2,275
Time zoneUTC+4 (GMT+4)
Postal code
1417

Vardadzor (Armenian: Վարդաձոր) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. It was founded in 1828-29 by emigrants from Mush. An Urartian inscription dating to 722-705 BC was found at Vardadzor.[1]

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  1. ^ Kiesling, Brady; Kojian, Raffi (2005). Rediscovering Armenia: Guide (2nd ed.). Yerevan: Matit Graphic Design Studio. p. 79. ISBN 99941-0-121-8.