Tavush

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Tavush

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Location of Tavush within Armenia
Coordinates: Coordinates: 40°53′N 45°8′E / 40.883°N 45.133°E / 40.883; 45.133
CountryArmenia
CapitalIjevan
Government
 • GovernorArmen Ghularyan
Area
 • Total2,704 km2 (1,044 sq mi)
Area rank4th
Population
(2002)
 • Total121,963
 • Rank10th
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+04
 • Summer (DST)UTC+05
Postal code
3901-4216
ISO 3166 codeAM.TV
FIPS 10-4AM09
Websitewww.tavushinfo.am

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 | change source]

  1. "RA Tavush Marz" (PDF). Marzes of the Republic of Armenia in Figures, 2002-2006. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. 2007.