Tavush

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Tavush
Տավուշ
Province
Location of Tavush within Armenia
Coordinates: 40°53′N 45°8′E / 40.883°N 45.133°E / 40.883; 45.133Coordinates: 40°53′N 45°8′E / 40.883°N 45.133°E / 40.883; 45.133
Country Armenia
Capital Ijevan
Government
 • Governor Armen Ghularyan
Area
 • Total 2,704 km2 (1,044 sq mi)
Area rank 4th
Population (2002)
 • Total 121,963
 • Rank 10th
 • Density 45.105/km2 (116.821/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+04
 • Summer (DST) UTC+05 (UTC)
Postal code 3901-4216
ISO 3166 code AM.TV
FIPS 10-4 AM09

Tavush is a province of Armenia. It is in the north of Armenia. It has borders with Georgia and Azerbaijan. It is well known for its mountains. Tavush got its name from the historical area of Armenia – Tavush gavar. Tavush gavar was a part of Great Armenia.

There are 4 urban communities and 58 rural communities.[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "RA Tavush 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_33.pdf.