Shatin, Armenia

Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 45°18′06″E / 39.83333°N 45.30167°E / 39.83333; 45.30167

Shatin (Armenian: Շատին) is a village and the center of the Yeghegis Municipality of the Vayots Dzor Province in Armenia. It is home to the only mountain goat observation point in Armenia. The observation point was constructed with the help of the Norwegian and Armenian governments, the World Wildlife Fund and Safari organizations. Tourists can come to see the mountain goats from these observation points. The village also has several archeological sites from various periods in Armenian history.

Shatin

Շատին
2014 Prowincja Wajoc Dzor, Trasa Spitakawor - Szatin (05).jpg
Shatin is located in Armenia
Shatin
Shatin
Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 45°18′06″E / 39.83333°N 45.30167°E / 39.83333; 45.30167
Country Armenia
ProvinceVayots Dzor
MunicipalityYeghegis
Population
 • Total1,736
Time zoneUTC+4 (AMT)
Shatin, Armenia at GEOnet Names Server

ToponymyEdit

The village was previously known as Shatik, Hesan Kand, Gasankend and Hasankand.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Committee of Armenia. "The results of the 2011 Population Census of the Republic of Armenia" (PDF).

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