|• Governor||Aram Kocharyan|
|• Total||3,789 km2 (1,463 sq mi)|
|• Density||66.865/km2 (173.179/sq mi)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+05 (UTC)|
|ISO 3166 code||AM.LO|
Lori is a province of Armenia. It is in the north of the country. It borders Georgia. The capital is Vanadzor. Stepanavan is the second largest city. It is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Haghpat and Sanahin and the well-preserved Akhtala monastery.
It was damaged by the 1988 Spitak earthquake.
There are 8 urban communities and 105 rural communities.
References[change | change source]
- Tadevosyan, Aghasi (2007). Historical Monuments of Armenia: Akhtala. Yerevan, Armenia: "Var" Center for Cultural Initiatives. .
- "RA Lori Marz". Marzes of the Republic of Armenia in Figures, 2002-2006. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. 2007. http://www.armstat.am/file/article/marz_07_e_28.pdf.