Herher

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Herher
Հերհեր
Herher Հերհեր is locatit in Armenie
Herher Հերհեր
Herher
Հերհեր
Coordinates: 39°46′24″N 45°32′19″E / 39.77333°N 45.53861°E / 39.77333; 45.53861
KintraArmenie
Marz (Province)Vayots Dzor
Population
 (2001)
 • Tot745
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )

Herher (Armenie: Հերհեր; an aw Romanizit as Gerger) is a veelage in the Vayots Dzor Province o Armenie. It wis ance a fief o the Orbelian vassals, the Shahurnetsi faimily in the 13t century. Athin the veelage is a 19t century kirk o S. Gevorg, an sooth is a shrine o Grigor Lusavorich from 1296 with S. Gevorg or Chiki Vank o 1297. Sootheast ane km on a hill is the sma Kapuyt Berd ("Blue Fortress"). Upon a hilltop ane km northeast is S. Sion Monastery, first mentioned in the 8t century. At the complex are the kirks o S. Sion an S. Astvatsatsin. Ither steids o historical significance are in close proximity tae Herher, such as veelage ruins wi khachkars o the 14th c.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Herher 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. 124-125; oreeginal airchived at Archive.org, an current version online on Armeniapedia.org.