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Regions of Armenia
: Regions of Armenia | : Admin | 18.01.2006, 07:11


Administrative-territorial division of Armenia.

Armenia has 10 regions (marz) and the capital - Yerevan is also considered as having a marz status:

- city of Yerevan
- Aragatsotn
- Ararat
- Armavir
- Gegharkunik
- Lori
- Kotayk
- Shirak
- Syunik
- Vayots Dzor
- Tavush





ARAGATSOTN

The marz center- t.(town) Ashtarak
Distance from Yerevan - 20 km

Churches and Architectural Monuments of the Area:

Fortress Amberd, X - XIII centuries - v.(village) Burakan
Monastery Tegher, XIII century - v.Tegher
Church St. Hovhannes, X century - v.Burakan
Church Artavazdik, VII - XIII centuries - v.Burakan
The mausoleum of the Armenian Kings, IV century - v.Aghdzq (old name - v.Dzorap)
St. Stepanos church, VII century - v.Kosh
Khachkar, 1175 - v.Kosh
Chapel, X century - v.Kosh
Memorial, XII-XIII centuries - v.Kosh
Caravanserai, XII-XIV centuries - v.ruch
Church, VII century - v.ruch
Church, VII century - v.rtashavan
Saghmosavank, XIII century - v.Saghmosavan
Hovhanavank, V-XIII - v.Ohanavan
Ashtarak monuments, VII-XIII centuries - t.Ashtarak
Church Mankanotz, VII centuries - v.Oshakan,
Chapel XII century - v.Oshakan
A bridge, 1706 - v.Oshakan
Church, V century - v.Derek
Basilica of Kassagh, V century - t.paran
Church, VII century - v.Lusagyugh
stvatsinkal, XIII century - v.Hartavan
Chapel, XIII century - v.Hartavan
Church, IX-X centuries - v.Zarinja
Church Katoghike, VII century - t.lin
Church of the Virgin, VII century - t.lin
St. Hovannes church, VII century - v.stara
Church, VII century - v.Garnahovit
Church, VII century - v.Irind
Church, V century - v.shnak
Church Khristofor, VII-XIII centuries - t.Talin
Monuments (a fortress, a church), IX-XIII centuries - t.Talin
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ARARAT
The marz center- t.rtashat
Distance from Yerevan - 29 km

Churches and Architectural Monuments of the Area:

Fortress and church, X-XIII centuries - v.Urtsadzor
Church, VII century - v.Shaghap
Monastery and memorial, X-XIII centuries - v.Urtsadzor
Khor Virap, XIII century - v.Pokr Vedi
Fortress, IX-XIII centuries - v.Kakavaberd
Church of Virgin XI-XII of centuries - v.Kakavaberd
Havuts Tar monastery, X-XIII centuries - v.Kakavaberd
Aghdjots vank (a monastery), X-XIII centuries - v.Kakavaberd
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ARMAVIR
The marz center- t.Armavir(old name is Hoktemberyan)
Distance from Yerevan - 48 km

Churches and Architectural Monuments of Area:

Cathedral, IV-XIII centuries - t.Vagharshapat (old name is Echmiadzin)
Church Shogakat, 684 - t.Vagharshapat
Church Hripsimeh, 618 - t.Vagharshapat
Church Gayaneh, 630 - t.Vagharshapat
Temple Zvartnots, VII century - t.Vagharshapat
Monastery rgmantshats, VII century - v.ygeshat (district Echmiadzin)
Church Shushanik, VII century - v.Ervandashat
Basilica, V century - v.Shenik
Church, XIV century - v.Bambakashat
rgishtiklini, VIII century B. C. - XIII century B. C. - v.Armavir
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VAYOTS DZOR

The marz center- t.Yeghegnadzor
Distance from Yerevan - 122 km

Churches and Architectural Monuments of the Area:

Memorial, 1291 - v.Karmrashen
St.Sion monastery, IX-XIII centuries - v.Herher
Gndevank, X century - v.Gndevaz
Khachkars, X-XV centuries - v.Artavan
Khachkars,Church,cave Church, X-XIII centuries - v.artiros
Selim stone inn, 1332 - v.ghnjadzor
Monastery Tsakhats Kar, X-XI centuries - v.Artabuink
Monastery of Hermon, X-XIII centuries - v.Eghegis
Monastery Shatin, X-XVII centuries - v.Shatin
Fortress Proshaberd, XIII in - v.Vernashen
Church Spitakavor, XIII in - v.Vernashen
Monastery nahat, XIII century - v.Vernashen
Church of the Virgin, 1321 - v.Areni
Monastery Noravank, XIII-XIV centuries - v.maghu
Monastery Karkop, IX-X centuries - v.Khachik
Smbataberd, V-X centuries - v.Eghegis
A bridge, XIII century - t.Yeghegnadzor
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GEGHARKUNIK

The marz center- t.Gavar
Distance from Yerevan - 98 km

Churches and Architectural Monuments of the Area:

Monastery qenotzats, IX century - v.Maqenis
Church of the Virgin, XIII century - v.Sotq
Chapels, XII-XIII centuries - v.Ayrq
Fortress, X-XIII of centuries - v.Berdkunq
Church Hayravanq, X-XIII of centuries - v.Hayravanq
Church of the Virgin and khachkars, IX-XV centuries - v.Noratus
Church of the Virgin, IX century - t.Gavar
Church St. Gevorge, IX-XI centuries - v.Tsaghkashen
Church St. Hovhannes, IX-X centuries - v.Tsaghkashen
Ilikavank, XIII c. - v.Lanjaghbur
Fortress, X century, church, XIII century -t.Martuni
Church of the Middle Ages - v.Ttujur
Chapel, XVI century - v.Shorja
Shogahavank, IX century - v.Dzoragyugh
Masroutz cloister (anapat), IX century - v.Dzoragyugh
Kotovank, IX century - v.Nerqin Getashen
Vanevan, 903 - v.Artsvanist
Church, XII-XIII centuries - v.Ddmashen
Church, X-XIII centuries - v.Lchashen
Monuments lake. Sevan, 874 - t.Sevan
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KOTAYK

The marz center - t.Hrazdan
Distance from Yerevan - 50 km

Churches and Architectural Monuments of the Area:


Kaptavank, 1349 - v.Kaputan
Chapel, XIII century - v.Akunq
Church of the Virgin, 1321 - t.Eghvard
Church Zoravan, VII centuries - v.Zoravan
A Heathen temple,of I century - v.Garni
Church of the Virgin, XI century - v.Garni
Monastery Geghard, XII-XIII centuries - v.Geghard
Cathedral, VI-VII centuries - v.Ptghni
Church, XIII century - v.Meghradzor
Monastery Ketcharis, XI-XIII centuries - t.Tsaghkadzor
Makravank, X-XII centuries - t.Hrazdan
Mairavank, X-XII centuries - v.Solak
A groupe of monuments, V-XII - v.Bjni
Teghinyats monastery, VII-XIII centuries - v.Bujakan
Church, VII century - v.Bujakan
Church Pogos-Petros, V century - v.Zovuni
Monastery of Virgin (Neghouts), XI-XII centuries - v.Arzakan
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LORI
The marz center- t.Vanadzor
Distance from Yerevan - 120 km

Churches and Architectural Monuments of Area:

Monastery Khutshap, XIII century - v.Privolnoye
Church, V-VI centuries - v.Metsavan
Church and khachkars, XV-XVII centuries - t.Vanadzor
Church St. Gevorg, VI-XVII centuries - v.Sverdlov
Fortress Lori, X-XV centuries - v.Lori Berd
Sanahin bridge, XII century - t.Alaverdi
Sanahin monastery, X-XII centuries - t.Alaverdi (v.Sanahin)
Dsevank, 1233 - v.Akner
Haghpat monastery, X-XIII centuries - v.Haghpat
Akhtala monastery, XIII century - v.Akhtala
Khorakert, X-XIII centuries - v.Jiliza
Temple of Odzun, VI century - v.Odzun
Church St. Nshan, XII-XIII centuries - v.Odzun
Church St. Hovhannes, XVII century - v.Ardvi
Kobairavank, XII-XIII centuries - v.Kober kayarani
Church, VII century - v.Ghursal
Chichkhanavank, VII century - v.Shirakamut
Cave settlement, XII-XVII centuries - v.Geghasar
Churchs, XIII century and monuments VII-XIII centuries - v.Dsegh
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SYNIK


The center - t.Khapan
Distance from Yerevan - 316 km

Churches and Architectural Monuments of Area:

Memorial, VII century - v.Angeghakot
Church Sisavan, VII century - t.Sisian
Memorial and monument, VII century - v.Aghitu
Vorotavank, IX-XI centuries - v.Vaghatin
Monastery Tanahat, V century - v.Aravus
Melik's house, XVIII century - t.Goris
A karavanserai, 1319 - v.Harjis
Church Tsakuti, X century - v.Tatev
Tatev hermitage, XVII century v.Tatev
Monastery Tatev, IX-XVII centuries - v.Tatev
Bgheno-Noravank, 1062 - v.Bardzravan
Khachkar VI century - v.Shinuhayr
Church St.Hripsime and bnakatogh, XIII-XVIII centuries - Old v.Khndzoresk
Fortress Bahaberd, V-XVIII centuries - v.David Bek
Yerits vank, VI century - v.Artsvanik
Vahanavank, XI century - in forest near t.Khapan
Fortress Halidzor, X-XVIII centuries - t.Kaphan
Church, XV-XVII centuries-v.Kuris
Church Amenaprkich, XVIII century - t.Agarak
A bridge, the Middle Ages - v.Nyuvadi
A bridge, the Middle Ages - v.Tashtun
Fortress and churches from the Middle Ages - t.Megri
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TAVUSH
The center - t.Idjevan
Distance from Yerevan - 142

Churches and Architectural Monuments of Area:

Arakelots vank, XIII century - v.Ajarkut
Monastery Kirants, XIII- XIV centuries - v.Ajarkut
Monastery Samson, XIII century - v.Ajarkut
Church Dehtznuta, XIII century - v.Ajarkut
Monastery Haghartsin, XII-XIII centuries - in the forest 15km from Dilizan
Jukhtakvank, XI-XIII centuries - near t.Dilijan
Matosavank, X-XIII centuries - near t.Dilijan
Goshavank, XII-XIII centuries - v.Gosh
Monastery Moro-Dzoro, VI-XIII centuries - v.Lusahovit
Monastery Honuti Vank, XIII century - v.Vazashen
Makaravank, X-XIII centuries - v.Achadjur
Mshakavank, XII-XIII centuries - v.Koghbi
A fortress and kachkars, XII-XIII centuries - v.Berdavan
Church of X century - v.Baghanis
The Church of the Virgin, VII century - v.Voskepar
New Varagavank, XII-XIII centuries - v.Varagavan
The church of the Virgin, XII - v.Tsaghkavan (Idjevan d.)
Tavuch berd (fortress), X century - t.Berd
Monastery Khoranashat, XII-XIII centuries - v.Chinari
Church Kaptavank, 1151 - v.Chinchin
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SHIRAK
The center - Gumri
Distance from Yerevan - 120 km

Churches and Architectural Monuments of Area:

A medieval castle - v.Gusanagyugh
Church, XI century - v.Bardzrashen
Chapel, XIII century - v.Bardzrashen
Church, XIII century - v.Sarnaghbyur
Yereruyk cafedrial, V century - v.Anipemza
Karavanserai, XIII century - v.Jrapi
Church Grigor Lusavoritch , VII century - v.Nor Kyanq
Churches St. Gevorge and the Vergin, V-VII centuries - t.Artik
Monastery Lmbat, VII century - t.Artik
Harichavank, VII-XIII centuries - v.Harich
Church, VII century - v.Pemzashen
Makaravank, X-XIII centuries - v.Pemzashen
Basilica, V century - v.Lernakert
Monastery Marmachen, X-XIII centuries - v.Vahramaberd
Basilica, IV-V of centuries - v.Karnut




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ARTSAKH ( NAGORNO KARABAKH )
The most part of Artsakh territory is covered with woods.
It has more than 150 rivers and rivulets.
The basic ridges are: Karab or Artss, Mrovsky
The highest peak of Mrovsky ridge is the mountain Gyami - 3724 m

The center - Stepanakert
Distance from Yerevan - 350 km

Artsakh has more than 1700 historical-architectural monuments, about 60 of which are monastic complexes and more than 500 are churches.

Churches and Architectural Monuments of the area:

Monastery Gandzasar, 1216-1238.
Monastery Havaptuk, XIII century.
Monastery Hakobavank, VIII-XIII centuries.
Monastery Dadivank, V-XIII centuries.
Monastery Amenaprkich, XII century.
Monastery Eritsmankavank, 1691.
Monastery Gtchavank, XIII century.
Monastery of Ohti drni, VI century.
Church Karmravank, X century.
Church Kavakavank,
Monastery and the underground mausoleum in Amaras
Monastery Egishe kuysee (eremite) in Chartar
Monastery V-XIII of centuries in Bree Ehts
Monastery ,Bovurkhanavank, XVIII century.
Fortress of XVII century and church of the city of Shushi
Fortress Khutavank, XII-XIII centuries.

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