Vayots Dzor Province

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

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.