Karchevan (Armenian: Կարճևան) is a village in the Meghri Municipality of the Syunik Province in Armenia.

Karchevan
Կարճևան
Karchevan village, Armenia.jpg
Karchevan is located in Armenia
Karchevan
Karchevan
Coordinates: 38°53′47″N 46°10′44″E / 38.89639°N 46.17889°E / 38.89639; 46.17889Coordinates: 38°53′47″N 46°10′44″E / 38.89639°N 46.17889°E / 38.89639; 46.17889
Country Armenia
ProvinceSyunik
MunicipalityMeghri
Area
 • Total29.04 km2 (11.21 sq mi)
Population
 • Total301
 • Density10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (AMT)
Karchevan at GEOnet Names Server

The village is located in the southern part of the Syunik Province, a short distance from the Aras River - the main tributary of the Kura River, which forms the border with Iran and the Autonomous Republic of Nakhichevan of Azerbaijan.[3]

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

The Statistical Committee of Armenia reported its population was 292 in 2010,[4] down from 353 at the 2001 census.[5]

HistoryEdit

The Surb Astvatsatsin Church (12th century) as well as cemeteries and tombs are located in the vicinity of Karchevan.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Syunik regional e-Governance System" (in Armenian). Syunik Province provincial government. Click on link entitled "Համայնքներ" (community) and search for the place by Armenian name.
  2. ^ Statistical Committee of Armenia. "The results of the 2011 Population Census of the Republic of Armenia" (PDF).
  3. ^ Citypopulation.de Statistics of the Meghri Rayon, August 21, 2018.
  4. ^ "Marzes of Armenia and Yerevan City in Figures, 2010" (PDF). Statistical Committee of Armenia.
  5. ^ Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, Statistical Committee of Armenia