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Stepanavan
Frae tap left: Panoramic view o StepanavanSurp Sarkis Kirk • Stepanavan DendroparkDountoun StepanavanMemorial tae Stepan Shahumyan • Stepan Shahumyan MuseumStepanavan central square
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Panoramic view o Stepanavan
Surp Sarkis Kirk • Stepanavan Dendropark
Dountoun Stepanavan
Memorial tae Stepan Shahumyan • Stepan Shahumyan Museum
Stepanavan central square
Offeecial seal o Stepanavan
Seal
Stepanavan is located in Armenia
Stepanavan
Stepanavan
Coordinates: 41°00′34.65″N 44°23′2.71″E / 41.0096250°N 44.3840861°E / 41.0096250; 44.3840861Coordinates: 41°00′34.65″N 44°23′2.71″E / 41.0096250°N 44.3840861°E / 41.0096250; 44.3840861
Kintra  Armenie
Marz Lori
Foondit 1810
Govrenment
 • Mayor

Sarkis Gharakeshishian

Սարգիս Ղարաքեշիշյան
Aurie
 • Tot 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 1,375 m (4,511 ft)
Population (2011 census)
 • Tot 13,086
 • Density 930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone GMT +4 (UTC+4)
Wabsteid Discover Stepanavan
Sources: Population[1]

Stepanavan (Armenie: Ստեփանավան), is a toun in the Lori Province o Armenia. It is locatit 139 km north o the caipital Yerevan an 24 km north o the provincial centre Vanadzor, in the centre o Yerevan-Tbilisi heich-gate.

Stepanavan wis ane o Armenie's maist famous tourist spots during the Soviet era, but it haed suffered major destruction durin the Spitak yirdquauk o 1988. Nouadays, the ceety is revivin an tourists frae aw ower the warld visit Stepanavan tae enjoy the brawness o ane o Armenie's maist picturesque touns.

Stepanavan wis kent as Jalaloghli (meanin "Son o Jalal" in Turkic) till 1938, referrin tae the Armenie dynasty o Hasan-Jalalyan.

As o the 2011 census, the population o the toun is 13,086.

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