The villages of Dvin (left) and Verin Dvin (right)
|• Mayor||Lyudmila Petrova|
|• Total||6.9 km2 (2.7 sq mi)|
Verin Dvin (Armenian: Վերին Դվին; formerly known as Aysori Dvin and Verkhniy Dvin, literally means Upper Dvin), is a village in the Ararat Province of Armenia located 30 kilometers south of Yerevan. The largest Assyrian community in Armenia is in Verin Dvin, where around 2,000 out of the 2,700 residents in the village are ethnic Assyrians. The village is home to 2 Assyrian churches including the church of Mar Tuma (Saint Thomas) dating back to 1828. The village is built near the ruins of the ancient city of Dvin.
The secondary school of the village has a majority of ethnic Assyrian students and provides lessons in Assyrian history and language.
- Verin Dvin 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
- Հին Եդեսիայի հետնորդները Հայաստանում in azatutyun.am
- "Armenia is a homeland for the Assyrians, who have no homeland". The Armenian Reporter. 2009-03-27. Retrieved 2009-03-27.[dead link]
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