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Areni St. Astvatsatsin Church

Areni St. Astvatsatsin Church

Astvatsatsin is located on the top of a high hill that overlooks Arpa River in…

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Kirants-Samson Gorge

Kirants-Samson Gorge

The area consists of hilly slopes covered with broad-leaf forests interspersed with open glades of…

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Victory Park

Victory Park

Victory Park is a city park located in Kanaker-Zeytun district of Yerevan. The park is…

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Kotayk Region

 

Area - 2038 km 2

Population - 328900

Administrative Center - Hrazdan City

Distance from Yerevan to Hrazdan - 50 km

Lakes - Akna Lich

Rivers - Hrazdan, Getar, Marmarik

Highest Mountains - Pambak and Geghama range

Big Cities - Hrazdan (center), Abovyan, Charentsavan, Nor Hachn, Yeghvard, Byureghavan, Tsaghkadzor, Arzni

 

Popular places and sights - Arzni, Bjni, Hankavan and Tsaghkadzor resort cities, Garni Pagan Temple, Geghard Monastery complex, Erenbuni State Reserve.

The Kotayk Region is situated in the central part of Armenia and has no border with any country. The region is home to many historical monuments with Geghard Monastery Complex (13th century) included in the list of UNESCO Heritage sites. The only standing Pagan Temple in the Caucasus is the Garni Temple (1st century AD) situated in the same name village. During USSR times Kotayk was one of the most industrialized regions of Armenia.

 

 

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