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For a megalithic structur in Armenie, see Zorats Karer; for a veelage in Azerbaijan, see Karaundzh, Azerbaijan.
Karahunj
Karahunj is locatit in Armenie
Karahunj
Karahunj
Coordinates: 39°28′45″N 46°21′32″E / 39.47917°N 46.35889°E / 39.47917; 46.35889
Kintra Armenie
MarzSyunik
Area
 • Total19.16 km2 (7.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot1,303
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneGMT +4
Karahunj at GEOnet Names Server

Karahunj (Armenie: Քարահունջ; Romanisit as K’arahunj, Karaundzh, Karahundj, an Qarahunj an aw) is a veelage an rural commonty (municipality) in Armenie in Syunik Province kent for airchaeological steid Karahunj, considered tae be ane o the auldest observations in the warld. Karahunj is locatit 4 km sooth o the ceety o Goris. The Naitional Statistical Service o the Republic o Armenie (ARMSTAT) reportit its population wis 1,303 in 2010,[2] up frae 1,254 at the 2001 census.[3] The name Karahunj is derivit frae the airchaeological steid o Karahunj. [4]

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  1. "Syunik regional e-Govrenance Seestem" (in Armenie). Syunik Province provincial govrenment.  Click on airtin enteetled "Համայնքներ" (commonty) an sairch for the place bi Armenie name.
  2. "Marzes of the Republic of Armenia and Yerevan City in Figures, 2010" (PDF). Naitional Statistical Service o the Republic o Armenie (ARMSTAT). 
  3. Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, Naitional Statistical Service o the Republic o Armenie
  4. "Qarahunge the oldest observatory in the world". Armenian Online News Source. 9/17/2010. Retrieved 8 October 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)