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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
Marz Kotayk Province
First mentioned 13t century
Govrenment
 • Mayor Artavazd Hakobyan
Aurie
 • Total 12.38 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Elevation 1,600 m (5,200 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 2,039
Time zone GMT +4 (UTC+4)
 • Simmer (DST) GMT+5 (UTC+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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