Location of Gegharkunik within Armenia
and largest city
|• Governor||Gnel Sanosyan|
|• Total||5,349 km2 (2,065 sq mi)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||AMT (UTC+04)|
|ISO 3166 code||AM.GR|
high · 9th
Gegharkunik is a province of Armenia. Its capital is Gavar. Gegharkunik was named after Gegham. Gegham was a Haykazuni King and the fifth generation after Hayk. Geghama mountains and Geghama lake, now called Lake Sevan, were named after Gegham.
Gegharkunik Province is in the east of Armenia. It borders Azerbaijan. It is the largest province in Armenia. Much of the land is covered by Lake Sevan. There are 5 towns and 87 rural communities.
References[change | change source]
- Names of Armenia 3 new provincial governors are known]
- Gegharkunik population, 2011 census
- "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.