Gegharkunik Province

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Gegharkunik
Գեղարքունիք
Province
Location o Gegharkunik athin Armenie
Coordinates: 40°25′N 45°12′E / 40.417°N 45.200°E / 40.417; 45.200
Kintra Armenie
Caipital Gavar
Government
 • Govrenor Nver Poghosian
Area
 • Total 5,348 km2 (2,065 sq mi)
Area rank 1st
Population (2002)
 • Total 215,371
 • Rank 7t
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+04
 • Summer (DST) UTC+05 (UTC)
Postal code 1201–1626
ISO 3166 code AM.GR
FIPS 10-4 AM04
Website gegharkunik.gov.am

Gegharkunik (Armenie: Գեղարքունիք‎) is a province (marz) o Armenie. Gegharkunik wis namit efter Gegham. Gegham wis a Haykazuni Keeng an fift generation efter Hayk. Gegham wis the faither o Sisak o Syunid nobles an Arma the grandfaither o Ara the Bonnie. Geghama muntains an Geghama lake, presently Lake Sevan, wur namit efter Gegham.

Gegharkunik Province is in the east o Armenie, borderin Azerbaijan. At 5,348 km², Gegharkunik is the lairgest province in Armenie bi aurie. Housomeivver, approximately 1,278 km² o its territory is covered bi Lake Sevan, the lairgest lake in the Caucasus an a major tourist attraction o the region. It haes a exclave inside Azerbaijan, Artsvashen, which came unner Azerbaijani control durin the Nagorno-Karabakh War. Its caipital is Gavar.

Specially protectit auries[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sevan National Park[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sevan National Park wis established in 1978 tae protect Lake Sevan. It occupees the territories o the Lake Sevan comprisin the bed o intermontane concavity o Sevan an those freed frae its bed. The aurie comprises 1501 square kilometers, o which 24.9 thoosan hectares are lakeside land. It is surroondit wi the slopes o muntain chains o Areguni, Geghama, Vardenis, Pambak an Sevan. Some 1600 plant an 330 animal species are foond here. The pairk is dividit intae 3 zones: a reserve, a recreation zone, an a zone for economic uise.

Akhnabad Yew Grove State Reservation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Akhnabad Yew Grove State Reservation wis established in 1958. It is locatit on Mt. Tsaghkot o the Miapor muntain range near Aghavnavank. The main species o the reservation is yew (taxus baccata L.). On the territory o the reservation yew grows in the mixed forest (beech, oak, maple etc.). Trees 300–400 years auld, 25 m heich an wi 70–90 cm trunk diameter can be foond there.

Getik State Reservation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Getik State Reservation wis established in 1971. Main protectit objects are forest fauna.

Juniper Forest State Reservation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Juniper Forest State Reservation wis established in 1958. Main protected object is relict juniper, as well as ither numerous species.

Commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province o Gegharkunik consists o the follaein 92 commonties (hamaynkner), o which 5 (bauld in the table) are considered urban an 87 are considered rural.[1] The diveesion belaw is bi raion, the admeenistrative subdiveesions o Armenie afore 1995. There are an aw settlements such as Chichakli.

Gavar Sevan Chambarak Martuni Vardenis
  1. Berdkunk
  2. Gandzak
  3. Gavar
  4. Gegharkunik
  5. Hayravank
  6. Karmirgyugh
  7. Lanjaghbyur
  8. Lchap
  9. Noratus
  10. Sarukhan
  11. Tsaghkashen
  12. Tsovazard
  1. Chkalovka
  2. Ddmashen
  3. Geghamavan
  4. Lchashen
  5. Norashen
  6. Semyonovka
  7. Sevan
  8. Tsaghkunk
  9. Tsovagyugh
  10. Varser
  11. Zovaber
  1. Aghberk
  2. Antaramej
  3. Artanish
  4. Artsvashen
  5. Aygut
  6. Chambarak
  7. Dprabak
  8. Drakhtik
  9. Dzoravank
  10. Getik
  11. Jil
  12. Kalavan
  13. Martuni
  14. Shorzha
  15. Ttujur
  16. Vahan
  1. Artsvanist
  2. Astghadzor
  3. Dzoragyugh
  4. Geghhovit
  5. Lichk
  6. Madina
  7. Martuni
  8. Nerkin Getashen
  9. Tazagyugh
  10. Tsakkar
  11. Tsovinar
  12. Vaghashen
  13. Vardadzor
  14. Vardenik
  15. Verin Getashen
  16. Yeranos
  17. Zolakar
  1. Akhpradzor
  2. Akunk
  3. Areguni
  4. Arpunk
  5. Avazan
  6. Ayrk
  7. Azat
  8. Daranak
  9. Geghakar
  10. Geghamabak
  11. Geghamasar
  12. Jaghatsadzor
  13. Kakhakn
  14. Karchaghbyur
  15. Khachaghbyur
  16. Kut
  17. Kutakan
  18. Lchavan
  19. Lusakunk
  20. Makenis
  21. Mets Masrik
  22. Nerkin Shorzha
  23. Norabak
  24. Norakert
  25. Pambak
  26. Pokr Masrik
  27. Shatjrek
  28. Shatvan
  29. Sotk
  30. Torfavan
  31. Tretuk
  32. Tsapatagh
  33. Tsovak
  34. Vanevan
  35. Vardenis
  36. Verin Shorzha

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "RA Gegharkunik Marz". Marzes of the Republic of Armenia in Figures, 2002–2006. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. 2007. 

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