Vayots Dzor

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Vayots Dzor

Վայոց Ձոր
Location of Vayots Dzor within Armenia
Coordinates: Coordinates: 39°45′N 45°30′E / 39.750°N 45.500°E / 39.750; 45.500
CountryArmenia
CapitalYeghegnadzor
Government
 • GovernorSergey Bagratyan
Area
 • Total2,308 km2 (891 sq mi)
Area rank7th
Population
(2002)
 • Total53,230
 • Rank11th
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+04
 • Summer (DST)UTC+05
Postal code
3601-3810
ISO 3166 codeAM-VD
FIPS 10-4AM10
Websitevdzor.gov.am

Vayots Dzor is a province of Armenia. It is in the south-east of the country. It borders Azerbaijan in the east. There were 53,230 people in 2002. The capital is Yeghegnadzor. The name means "Valley of Woes". This is because there were many bad earthquakes in the area.

There are 3 urban communities and 41 rural communities.[1]

References[change | change source]

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