Khachardzan (Armenian: Խաչարձան) is a village in the Dilijan Municipality of the Tavush Province of Armenia. Prior to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the village was populated by Muslims. In 1988-1989 Armenian refugees from Azerbaijan settled in the village.[2]

Khachardzan
Խաչարձան
A view of Khachardzan
A view of Khachardzan
Khachardzan is located in Armenia
Khachardzan
Khachardzan
Coordinates: 40°43′09″N 45°03′30″E / 40.71917°N 45.05833°E / 40.71917; 45.05833Coordinates: 40°43′09″N 45°03′30″E / 40.71917°N 45.05833°E / 40.71917; 45.05833
Country Armenia
ProvinceTavush
Population
 • Total360
Time zoneUTC+4 (AMT)
Khachardzan at GEOnet Names Server

EtymologyEdit

The former name of the village, Polad Ayrum reflects the presence of the Turkic Ayrum people. Khachardzan literally means cross-statue in Armenian.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Committee of Armenia. "The results of the 2011 Population Census of the Republic of Armenia" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Աղավնավանք (Սալահ), Հովք (Հախկխլու, Վուրղուն), Խաչարձան (Փոլադ) գյուղերը". aniarc.am. 25 October 2017. Retrieved 14 February 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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