Vazashen

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Vazashen
Վազաշեն
Skyline of Vazashen
Vazashen is locatit in Armenie
Vazashen
Vazashen
Coordinates: 40°59′32″N 45°17′03″E / 40.99222°N 45.28417°E / 40.99222; 45.28417
Kintra Armenie
Marz (Province) Tavush
Population (2001)
 • Tot 790
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Simmer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Vazashen (Armenie: Վազաշեն) is a toun in the Tavush Province o Armenie. It is the steid o auncient Xałxał (Armenie: Խաղխաղ), whare Vardan Mamikonian wan his first militar victory.[1] Till recently, it wis kent as Lala Geł (Armenie: Լալա գեղ), then Lali Gyuł (Armenie: Լալի գյուղ)[2]. The name o Vazashen wis chosen tae reflect the local vineyard production[3] (վազ/vaz 'grapevine' an շեն/shen 'village').

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Robert H. Hewsen. Armenia: A Historical Atlas. — University of Chicago Press, 2001. — 341 p. — ISBN 0-226-33228-4, ISBN 978-0-226-33228-4
  2. http://www.caa.am/eng/lg.php?section=COMMUNITIES&id=983
  3. http://www.lragir.am/engsrc/print.country18386