Jrarat, Armavir

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Jrarat

Ջրառատ
Jrarat is locatit in Armenie
Jrarat
Jrarat
Coordinates: 40°04′17″N 44°15′47″E / 40.07139°N 44.26306°E / 40.07139; 44.26306
KintraArmenie
Marz (Province)Armavir
Population
 (2008)
 • Tot2,833
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )

Jrarat (Armenie: Ջրառատ, Romanisit as Jrarrat an Dzhrarat an aw; umwhile, Gharkhun, Verin Karkhun, an Verkhniy Karkhun) is a toun in the Armavir Province o Armenie. The toun haes a lairge poultry industrie an nearbi is land reservit for the cochineal dye beetles, Porphyrophora hamelii. [1]

In addeetion tae the 2,833 fowk in the toun, the Jrarrat Poultry Ferm haes an addeetional 1,165 residents (2001 census) in its wirkers' hoosin, bringin the population o the aurie tae 4,000.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kiesling, Rediscoving Armenia, p. 40, available online at the US embassy to Armenia's website