Martiros, Vayots Dzor

Coordinates: 39°35′48″N 45°30′28″E / 39.59667°N 45.50778°E / 39.59667; 45.50778

Martiros (Armenian: Մարտիրոս) is a village in the Zaritap Municipality of the Vayots Dzor Province in Armenia. There is a newer and an older section to the village.

Martiros

Մարտիրոս
The village church
The village church
Martiros is located in Armenia
Martiros
Martiros
Coordinates: 39°35′48″N 45°30′28″E / 39.59667°N 45.50778°E / 39.59667; 45.50778
Country Armenia
ProvinceVayots Dzor
MunicipalityZaritap
Population
 • Total601
Time zoneUTC+4 (AMT)
Martiros, Vayots Dzor at GEOnet Names Server

HistoryEdit

A huge khachkar in the older section of the village attests that the settlement was founded in 1283 at the command of Prince Prosh and his son Paron Hasan.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Committee of Armenia. "The results of the 2011 Population Census of the Republic of Armenia" (PDF).
  2. ^ Grigor Grigoryan, "Essays on the History of Syunik, 9-15th Centuries" (ОЧЕРКИ ИСТОРИИ СЮНИКА IХ-ХVвв.), Yerevan, 1990, Chapter 3, p. 130

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