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Berd
Բերդ
View o Berd in 2010
Berd  Բերդ is located in Armenia
Berd  Բերդ
Berd
Բերդ
Coordinates: 40°52′51″N 45°23′30″E / 40.88083°N 45.39167°E / 40.88083; 45.39167
Kintra  Armenie
Marz Tavush
Foondit 898
Population (2008)
 • Total 9,095
Time zone GMT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC+5)
Website www.berdhamaynq.am

Berd (Armenie: Բերդ‎; umwhile, Berdagyugh, Tavuzghala, Tauzkend, Tovuz, Volorut, Shlorut an Ghalakyand) is a ceety in Armenie in the Tavush Province, an considered the regional center for the Shamshadin aurie. It is locatit tae the left o the Tavush rivers, 211 km frae Yerevan, an is surroondit bi law muntains.

Locatit near the ceety are the ruins o the Tavush fortress (10t century), the Nor Varagavank an Khoranashat monasteries (12t century). Ither monasteries no far include Shkhmuradi, Srveghi an Kaptavank.

Berd is the center o agricultural aurie in Armenie an aw. Near the ceety, fruit, tobacco an ither culturs are grown. Ither well-developed industries o Berd include winemakin, beekeepin, an granary.

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