Tsovasar

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Coordinates: 40°08′24″N45°11′24″E / 40.14000°N 45.19000°E / 40.14000; 45.19000

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Tsovasar

Ծովասար
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Khachkars in Tsovasar
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Tsovasar
Coordinates: 40°08′24″N45°11′24″E / 40.14000°N 45.19000°E / 40.14000; 45.19000
Country Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia
Province Gegharkunik
Population
 (2011) [1]
  Total2,708
Time zone UTC+4 (AMT)
Tsovasar at GEOnet Names Server

Tsovasar (Armenian : Ծովասար) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.

Toponymy

The village was previously known as Tazakend.

History

The town contains a church, dedicated to St. Grigor Lusavorich, dating to the 9th century, and a 16th-century St. Astavatsatsin church.

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References

  1. Statistical Committee of Armenia. "The results of the 2011 Population Census of the Republic of Armenia" (PDF).