Kotayk Province

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Kotayk
Կոտայք
Province
Location of Kotayk within Armenia
Coordinates: 40°25′N 44°45′E / 40.417°N 44.75°E / 40.417; 44.75Coordinates: 40°25′N 44°45′E / 40.417°N 44.75°E / 40.417; 44.75
Country Armenia
Capital Hrazdan
Government
 • Governor Kovalenko Shahgeldyan
Area
 • Total 2,089 km2 (807 sq mi)
Area rank 8th
Population (2002)
 • Total 241,337
 • Rank 6th
 • Density 115.528/km2 (299.21/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+04
 • Summer (DST) UTC+05 (UTC)
Postal code 2201–2506
ISO 3166 code AM.KT
FIPS 10-4 AM05

Kotayk or Kotaik is a province of Armenia. It is in the centre of the country. The capital is Hrazdan. It is best known for its world-renowned beer of the same name. Tourist towns are Garni and Geghard. Also the popular winter sports resort Tsakhkadzor is where Soviet Armenian physiologist Leon Orbeli was born.

There are 7 towns and 60 rural communities.