Herher

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Herher
Հերհեր
Herher is located in Armenia
Herher  Հերհեր
Herher
Հերհեր
Coordinates: 39°46′24″N 45°32′19″E / 39.77333°N 45.53861°E / 39.77333; 45.53861
Kintra Armenie
Marz (Province) Vayots Dzor
Population (2001)
 • Total 745
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Herher (Armenie: Հերհեր‎; an aw Romanizit as Gerger) is a veelage in the Vayots Dzor Province o Armenie. It wis ance a fief o the Orbelian vassals, the Shahurnetsi faimily in the 13t century. Athin the veelage is a 19t century kirk o S. Gevorg, an sooth is a shrine o Grigor Lusavorich from 1296 with S. Gevorg or Chiki Vank o 1297. Sootheast ane km on a hill is the sma Kapuyt Berd ("Blue Fortress"). Upon a hilltop ane km northeast is S. Sion Monastery, first mentioned in the 8t century. At the complex are the kirks o S. Sion an S. Astvatsatsin. Ither steids o historical significance are in close proximity tae Herher, such as veelage ruins wi khachkars o the 14th c.

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