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Georgian Orthodox Church in Armenia

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This is an incomplete list of Georgian orthodox churches in Armenia.

The list is incomplete and includes churches and monasteries of Georgian origin which have turned out on the territory of Armenian republic after 1921 border changes between Armenia and Georgia, caused by sovetization. Georgian Churches in Armenia are under jurisdiction of Eparchy of Dmanisi and Agarak-Tashiri.

Church name Picture Status Short description Coordinates
Akhtala Monastery Axtala1.jpg active as Armenian 41°09′02″N 44°45′50″E / 41.150578°N 44.763919°E / 41.150578; 44.763919 (Akhtala Cathedral)
Koberi Monastery Qobayr 2015 aug pic 01.JPG partially ruined 41°00′18″N 44°38′06″E / 41.005061°N 44.635086°E / 41.005061; 44.635086 (Koberi Monastery)
Dzeli Cheshmaritisa (meaning the cross of the truth) General view of Hnevank.jpg active as Armenian 40°57′11″N 44°35′03″E / 40.952953°N 44.58425°E / 40.952953; 44.58425 (Dzeli Cheshmaritisa)
Khujabi Monastery Khuchap Monastery 1.JPG inactive State ownership is disputed. According to the official Tbilisi it is located on the territory which is part of Georgian state. However, the nearby section of Georgian-Armenian border is controlled by Armenian militias.[1] 41°12′39″N 44°34′24″E / 41.21083°N 44.57333°E / 41.21083; 44.57333 (Khujabi)
Kirants Monastery Կիրանց Վանք 02.jpg partially ruined 41°00′43″N 44°59′25″E / 41.011895°N 44.990336°E / 41.011895; 44.990336 (Kirants Monastery)
Srvegh Monastery Սրվեղի վանք36.JPG partially ruined 40°57′55″N 45°14′38″E / 40.965342°N 45.244012°E / 40.965342; 45.244012 (Srvegh Monastery)
Akori church Բգավոր եկեղեցի10.JPG ruins 41°06′22″N 44°36′28″E / 41.106169°N 44.607828°E / 41.106169; 44.607828 (Akori church)
Kosh (or Kvash) Church Kosh Berd and S. Grigor.jpg active as Armenian
Sedvi Monastery Sedvu Saint Nshan Monastery (30).jpg inactive The monastery is located on the left side of the road leading from Akori to Kachachkuti. Judging by its architectural features, the church must be dated to the 13th century.[2] 41°05′49″N 44°35′10″E / 41.096806°N 44.586030°E / 41.096806; 44.586030 (Sedvi)
Tejharuyk Monastery Tejharuyk Monastery.jpg inactive 40°35′52″N 44°38′41″E / 40.597816°N 44.644806°E / 40.597816; 44.644806 (Tejharuyk)
Oskipari inactive According to Vakhushti it was located in the gorge of river Aghstev. The church has to be build in the 14th-15th centuries. There are several Georgian inscriptions on frescoes.[1]
so-called lower church of Metsavan (Georgian: Shanazari, Shakhnaziri) Metsavan, S. Hovhannes church - panoramio.jpg inactive 41°12′05″N 44°13′37″E / 41.201302°N 44.226978°E / 41.201302; 44.226978 (Shanazari Georgian church)

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  1. ^ a b (in Georgian) "How Armenia has moved the border by 400 meters to get Khujabi Monastery within its boundaries". Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  2. ^ "Sedvi I". Historical Monuments of the South Caucasus. Retrieved 2017-02-17.