|• Mayor||Ashot Ghazaryan|
|• Total||7.85 km2 (3.03 sq mi)|
|• Density||540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
Verin Artashat (Armenian: Վերին Արտաշատ; formerly known as Verkhniy Artashat, literally means Upper Artashat), is a village in the Ararat Province of Armenia. It sits adjacent to the ruins of the ancient city of Dvin.
In addition to Armenians, the town is also populated by a significant number of Yazidis, being home to the largest Yazidi community among the villages of Armenia.
- Verin Artashat at GEOnet Names Server
- World Gazeteer: Armenia – World-Gazetteer.com
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
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