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Gomk Գոմք is located in Armenie
Gomk Գոմք
Coordinates: 39°37′46″N 45°34′09″E / 39.62944°N 45.56917°E / 39.62944; 45.56917
Marz (Province)Vayots Dzor
 • Total232
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )

Gomk (Armenie: Գոմք; an aw Romanizit as Gomk’; umwhile Gomur) is a sma veelage in the Vayots Dzor Province o Armenie. In the veelage is a 17t century kirk an an important shrine/khachkar frae 1263. The inscription upon it reads,

"In 712 o the Armenie era, unner the pious Prince Prosh, Mkhitar, Arevik, son o Khoidan, set up this cross an chapel. In the veelage thare wis no even a kirk. We hae built this kirk wi oor awn means wi hintle trouble, for us an oor parents. You who read, remember us in your prayers."

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Gomk at GEOnet Names Server
  • Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, Naitional Statistical Service o the Republic o Armenie
  • Kiesling, Brady (2005), Rediscovering Armenia: Guide, Yerevan, Armenie: Matit Graphic Design Studio
  • Brady Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 128; oreeginal airchived at Archive.org, an current version online on Armeniapedia.org.