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Goris

Goris

Goris is one of the ancient places in Armenia that was settled since Stone Age.…

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St. Hripsimeh Church

St. Hripsimeh Church

St. Hripsime Church in Echmiadzin, completed in 618, is one of the oldest surviving churches…

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Sanahin Monastery

Sanahin Monastery

Sanahin literally translates from Armenian as "this one is older than that one", presumably representing…

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Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

Jeeping to UNESCO Sites

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Lori Region

 

Area -3750 km 2

Population - 392300

Administrative Center - Vanadzor City

Distance from Yerevan to Vanadzor - 125 km

Highest Mountains - Mount Achkasar, Bazum, Pambak, Gugark

Rivers – Debed, Dzoraget, Pambak and Martsaget

Big Cities - Stepanavan, Alaverdi and Spitak

 

Popular and interesting sights- Akhtala Fortress,Sanahin Bridge, Odzun Church, Sanahin and Haghpat Monasteries,Akhtala Monastery,StepanavanDendropark, Vanadzor Botanical Garden, HovhannesTumanyan in Dsegh.

Lori is the most populated region of Armenia. It is home to some of the historic landmarks of Armenia that are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites; among them are Sanahin and Haghpat Monastery Complexes.

Lori is a major centre for metallurgical business. However, the Alaverdi copper smelter owned and operated by the "Armenian Copper Programme" company is the only smelter of the province. Copper mines are located in Alaverdi, Akhtala, Shamlugh and Teghut.

 

 

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