Kapan

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Kapan
community
Kapan with Mount Khustup in the background
Coordinates: 39°12′04″N 46°24′54″E / 39.20111°N 46.415°E / 39.20111; 46.415Coordinates: 39°12′04″N 46°24′54″E / 39.20111°N 46.415°E / 39.20111; 46.415
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Syunik
Government
 • Mayor Arthur Atayan
Area
 • Total 35.70 km2 (13.78 sq mi)
Elevation 905.5 m (2,970.8 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 45,488
 • Density 1,274.17/km2 (3,300.1/sq mi)
Time zone GMT+4 (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) GMT+5 (UTC+5)

Kapan is a town in the south of Armenia. It was also named Kafan and Madan. It is the capital of the Syunik Province. In 2010 there 45,488 people. Kapan is the city with the most peoplecity in the province and southern Armenia.

Kapan is from the Armenian word kapel which mean "to lock".

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