Gharibjanyan

Coordinates: 40°44′46″N 43°47′49″E / 40.74611°N 43.79694°E / 40.74611; 43.79694

Gharibjanyan (Armenian: Ղարիբջանյան), known as Aleksandrovka until 1935, is a village in the Shirak Province of Armenia. The village was renamed in 1935 in honor of Bolshevik leader Bagrat Gharibjanyan, killed in 1920.[1]

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Gharibjanyan is located in Armenia
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Gharibjanyan is located in Shirak
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Coordinates: 40°44′46″N 43°47′49″E / 40.74611°N 43.79694°E / 40.74611; 43.79694
CountryArmenia
ProvinceShirak
MunicipalityAkhuryan
Elevation
1,470 m (4,820 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,055
Time zoneUTC+4

DemographicsEdit

The population of the village since 1908 is as follows:<[2]

Year Population
1908 202
1926 345
1939 539
1959 667
1970 674
1979 595
1989 954
2001 953
2004 954

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 79, available online at the US embassy to Armenia's website Archived June 26, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Հայաստանի Հանրապետության բնակավայրերի բառարան [Republic of Armenia settlements dictionary] (PDF) (in Armenian). Yerevan: Cadastre Committee of the Republic of Armenia. 2008. p. 129. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 March 2018.