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Hankavan

Հանքավան
Hankavan is locatit in Armenie
Hankavan
Hankavan
Coordinates: 40°38′39″N 44°28′53″E / 40.64417°N 44.48139°E / 40.64417; 44.48139
KintraArmenie
Marz (Province)Kotayk
Elevation
1,990 m (6,530 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Tot111
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )

Hankavan (Armenie: Հանքավան, an aa Romanized as Hank’avan, Ankavan an Hanqavan; umwhile, Mikhaylovka an Miskhana) is a toun in the Kotayk Province o Armenie alang in the Marmarik River belaw the Pambak Muntain Range. It is notit for its mineral springs, which wur uised as pairt o a sanitarium industry durin the Soviet period.[1]

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Hankavan is ane o the last Greek commonties in Armenie.[1] Afore you are in the veelage itsel, you can see a kirk an graveyard belaw you tae the left. The kirk wis built bi Greeks who escaped the 1827 genocide. Graves date back tae that early time. Aw aroond you can see Greek hames an gardens. Oreeginally 7 families immigratit tae this veelage, a number that grew tae a thrivin veelage o 250 families. Wha remains are aboot 50 families who trace their ancestry tae the Greek mainland.

Industry[eedit | eedit soorce]

A gowd mine locatit in the veelage wis recently sauld for aroond $30 million.[2]

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