Vayots Dzor Province

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Vayots Dzor
Վայոց Ձոր
Province
Location o Vayots Dzor athin Armenie
Coordinates: 39°45′N 45°30′E / 39.750°N 45.500°E / 39.750; 45.500
Kintra Armenie
Caipital Yeghegnadzor
Government
 • Govrenor Sergey Bagratyan
Area
 • Total 2,308 km2 (891 sq mi)
Area rank 7t
Population (2002)
 • Total 53,230
 • Rank 11t
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+04
 • Summer (DST) UTC+05 (UTC)
Postal code 3601-3810
ISO 3166 code AM-VD
FIPS 10-4 AM10
Website vdzor.gov.am
Pairt o the series on
Armenie
Հայաստան
Armenie Coat o airms o Armenie

Cultur
Art · Cinema
Music · Media
Sport · Vartavar

History

Demographics

Admeenistrative diveesions
Aragatsotn · Ararat · Armavir
Gegharkunik · Kotayk · Lori · Shirak
Syunik · Tavush · Vayots Dzor
Yerevan (ceety wi special status)

Vayots Dzor (Armenie: Վայոց Ձոր) is a province (marz) o Armenie. It lees in the sootheast o the kintra, borderin the Nakhichevan exclave o Azerbaijan in the wast an the Azerbaijan in the east. It covers an aurie o 2,308 km². Wi a population o anerlie 53,230 (2002 census), it is the maist spairsely populatit province in the kintra. The caipital is Yeghegnadzor.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Durin the Middle Ages, Vayots Dzor wis a principality o the Kinrick o Syunik. The name literally means "Valley o Woes" acause the aurie wis devastatit bi several earthquakes durin its history.

Sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is rich in historical an airchitectural steids, such as the Noravank monastery, the Smbataberd fortress, an the Tsakhats Kar monastery. The spa toun o Jermuk, ane o Armenie's premiere tourist attractions durin Soviet times, is locatit in the province an aw.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Vayots Dzor borders the follaein marzer:

Commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province o Vayots Dzor consists o the follaein 44 commonties (hamaynkner), o which 3 (bauld in the table) are considered urban an 41 are considered rural.[1] The diveesion belaw is bi raion, the admeenistrative subdiveesions o Armenie afore 1995. It wis pairt o Sharur-Daralagez uyezd in Erivan Govrenorate as Daralagez afore foondation o Democratic Republic o Armenie in 1918.

Vayk Jermuk Yeghegnadzor
  1. Arin
  2. Artavan
  3. Azatek
  4. Bardzruni
  5. Getikvank
  6. Gomk
  7. Herher
  8. Karmrashen
  9. Khndzorut
  10. Martiros
  11. Nor Aznaberd
  12. Por
  13. Saravan
  14. Sers
  15. Vayk
  16. Zaritap
  17. Zedea
  1. Gndevaz
  2. Jermuk
  1. Agarakadzor
  2. Aghavnadzor
  3. Aghnjadzor
  4. Areni
  5. Arpi
  6. Artabuynk
  7. Chiva
  8. Getap
  9. Gladzor
  10. Gnishik
  11. Goghtanik
  12. Hermon
  13. Horbategh
  14. Hors
  15. Karaglukh
  16. Khachik
  17. Malishka
  18. Rind
  19. Salli
  20. Shatin
  21. Taratumb
  22. Vardahovit
  23. Vernashen
  24. Yeghegis
  25. Yeghegnadzor
  26. Yelpin

Gallery[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "RA Vayots Dzor Marz" (PDF). Marzes of the Republic of Armenia in Figures, 2002-2006. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. 2007. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]