Nor Kyurin

Coordinates: 40°05′26″N 44°27′50″E / 40.09056°N 44.46389°E / 40.09056; 44.46389

Nor Kyurin (Armenian: Նոր Կյուրին, also Romanized as Nor Kurin) is a village in the Ararat Province of Armenia. Nor Kyurin means New Kyurin, pronounced [gjurin] or [gyrin] in Western Armenian. It was named after the city of Gürün, which is known as Gurin or Gyurin to Armenians (TAO: Կիւրին, RAO: Կյուրին), was a part of historical Pokr Hayk and had a significant Armenian population until the Armenian genocide.

Nor Kyurin
Նոր Կյուրին
Nor Kyurin and Mt. Ararat, May 2009.
Nor Kyurin and Mt. Ararat, May 2009.
Nor Kyurin Նոր Կյուրին is located in Armenia
Nor Kyurin Նոր Կյուրին
Nor Kyurin
Նոր Կյուրին
Coordinates: 40°05′26″N 44°27′50″E / 40.09056°N 44.46389°E / 40.09056; 44.46389
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Ararat
Population
 (2001)
 • Total967
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )

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ReferencesEdit

  • Nor Kyurin at GEOnet Names Server
  • Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, Statistical Committee of Armenia
  • Kiesling, Brady (2005), Rediscovering Armenia: Guide, Yerevan, Armenia: Matit Graphic Design Studio