Kapan

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Kapan

Կապան
From top left: Mount Khustup and Vachagan River Tatev Monastery Monument to David Bek Garegin Nzhdeh's memorial Kapan skyline
From top left:
Official seal of Kapan
Seal
Kapan is located in Armenia
Kapan
Kapan
Location of Kapan in Armenia
Coordinates: 39°12′04″N 46°24′54″E / 39.20111°N 46.41500°E / 39.20111; 46.41500Coordinates: 39°12′04″N 46°24′54″E / 39.20111°N 46.41500°E / 39.20111; 46.41500
Country Armenia
ProvinceSyunik
MunicipalityKapan
First mentioned5th century
City status1938
Government
 • MayorGevorg Parsyan
Area
 • Total36 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation
910 m (2,990 ft)
Population
 (2011 census)[1]
 • Total43,190
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (AMT)
Postal code
3301-3308
Area code(s)(+374) 285
WebsiteOfficial website

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 were 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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