|Verin Getashen |
Verin Getashen seen in the background, as viewed from the hilltop cemetery in Lichk, September 2014
|• Total||2.66 km2 (1.03 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,976 m (6,483 ft)|
|• Density||1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (GMT+4)|
Verin Getashen (Armenian: Վերին Գետաշեն - meaning "Upper Getashen"; prior to 1945, Verin Adyaman - meaning "Upper Adyaman") is a major village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia, located just southwest of Lake Sevan. The village lies to the south of Nerkin Getashen (Lower Getashen) and was founded 1828-29 by migrants from Mush and Alashkert, in present-day Eastern Turkey. In the village are the churches of S. Astvatsatsin and S. Sargis.
- Verin Getashen 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
- Brady Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 45; original archived at Archive.org, and current version online on Armeniapedia.org.
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