Goght

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Goght
The veelage o Goght, October 2009.
The veelage o Goght, October 2009.
Goght is locatit in Armenie
Goght
Goght
Coordinates: 40°8′22″N 44°46′46″E / 40.13944°N 44.77944°E / 40.13944; 44.77944
Kintra Armenie
MarzKotayk Province
First mentioned13t century
Govrenment
 • MayorArtavazd Hakobyan
Area
 • Total12.38 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Elevation
1,600 m (5,200 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Tot2,039
Time zoneUTC+4 (GMT +4)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (GMT+5)

Goght (Armenie: Գողթ; umwhile Goghot, Romanisit as Goght’ an Gokht an aw) is a veelage in the Kotayk Province o Armenie, kent frae 13t century manuscripts as Goghot. It is locatit near Garni an sits alang the road leadin tae Geghard Monastery. The veelage haes a sma ruined basilica frae the 17t or 18t century locatit straicht doun a dirt road frae the main square. Some khachkars are built intae the waws o the kirk. Goght sits abuin a lairge gorge an on a hill on the ither side, the monastery o Havuts Tar mey be seen. It mey be reached bi fuit frae the toun, but mair easily frae Garni.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Kiesling, Brady (2005), Rediscovering Armenia: Guide, Yerevan, Armenie: Matit Graphic Design Studio
  • Goght at GEOnet Names Server
  • World Gazeteer: Armenia – World-Gazetteer.com
  • Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, Naitional Statistical Service o the Republic o Armenie