Location of Shirak within Armenia
|• Governor||Ashot Giziryan|
|• Total||2,681 km2 (1,035 sq mi)|
|• Density||96/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+05|
|ISO 3166 code||AM-SH|
Shirak is a province of Armenia. It is in the north-west of the country. It borders Turkey in the west and Georgia in the north. The capital is Gyumri. Shirak is known as the homeland of khash. Shirak is served by Shirak International Airport near Gyumri.
There are 3 urban communities and 116 rural.
References[change | change source]
- "RA Shirak Marz" (PDF). Marzes of the Republic of Armenia in Figures, 2002-2006. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. 2007.