Area - 4058 km 2
Population - 278600
Administrative Center - Gavar City
Distance from Yerevan to Gavar - 98 km
Lakes - Sevan Lake, Aghi Lich
Rivers - Hrazdan, Vardenis, Getik
Highest Mountains - Geghama Range, Arjanots, Sevan Range, Vardenis Range
Big Cities - Gavar (center), Sevan city, Martuni, Vardenis, Chambarak
Popular places and sights - Noratus cross-stones (khachkars) cemetery , Martuni, St.Astvatsatsin, St Gevorg, Vanevan churches, Sevan Lake, Berdkunk, Hayravank, Sevan peninsula, Sevan National Park.
Located in the eastern part of Armenia, Gegharkunik is the largest region in Armenia. Lake Sevan is situated in the region which is the largest lake in Caucasus and one of the highest mountainous sweet water lakes in the world. The lake has a medieval monastic complex on the Sevan peninsula which has one of the four unique allsaviour cross-stones in the Saint Holy Mother (Surb Astvatsatsin, 9th century). The Sevan-Dilijan important highway runs through the region.