Zolakar

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Zolakar
Զոլաքար
Khachkars in Zolakar
Khachkars in Zolakar
Zolakar Զոլաքար is located in Armenia
Zolakar Զոլաքար
Zolakar
Զոլաքար
Coordinates: 40°07′30″N 45°22′30″E / 40.12500°N 45.37500°E / 40.12500; 45.37500Coordinates: 40°07′30″N 45°22′30″E / 40.12500°N 45.37500°E / 40.12500; 45.37500
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Gegharkunik
Founded1829
Elevation
1,999 m (6,558 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total6,778
Time zoneUTC+4 (GMT+4)
Postal code
1407

Zolakar (Armenian: Զոլաքար, known as Zolakhach until 1935), is a major village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. It was founded in 1829 by emigrants from Alashkert. Zolakar is home to the historic churches of Tukh Manuk and Surp Sarkis as well as Bronze Age cemeteries. In the center of the village is a funerary monument.[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.