Yeghegnadzor

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Yeghegnadzor
Եղեգնաձոր
Yeghegnadzor
Yeghegnadzor
Coordinates: 39°45′40″N 45°20′00″E / 39.76111°N 45.33333°E / 39.76111; 45.33333Coordinates: 39°45′40″N 45°20′00″E / 39.76111°N 45.33333°E / 39.76111; 45.33333
Country  Armenia
Marz Vayots Dzor
Government
 • Mayor Sirekan Babayan
Elevation 1,194 m (3,917 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 8,200
 • Density 112.7/km2 (292/sq mi)
Time zone GMT +4 (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) GMT+5 (UTC+5)
Sources: Population [1]

Yeghegnadzor is a town in Armenia. It was named Yeghegik. Then it named Keshishkend until 1935. From 1935–1957 it was named Mikoyan. It is the capital of the Vayots Dzor province. The name of the city means "the valley of canes" in the Armenian language.

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