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Tsakhkashen Destination Guide

Delve into Tsakhkashen in Armenia

Tsakhkashen in the region of Gegharkʼunikʼ is a city in Armenia - some 30 mi or ( 48 km ) East of Yerevan , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Tsakhkashen

Current time in Tsakhkashen is now 06:44 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Yerevan " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mosul, Tabriz, Artashat, Erzurum, and Doğubeyazıt. While being here, make sure to check out Mosul . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Tsakhkashen ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Yerevan - August 2007

1:15 min by Garegin21
Views: 26981 Rating: 0.00

Armenia is one of the oldest countries in the world with a recorded history of 3500 years. In 301 AD Armenia became the first Christian state in the world, with Gregory the Illuminator as the first he ..

Khatchkars of Noratus (Arménie/Armenia)

0:42 min by valpard
Views: 8577 Rating: 4.67

Exiting at a somewhat over-engineered cloverleaf intersection leads one toward Lake Sevan and the ancient village of Noratus or Noraduz (3534 v). Turning right at the first street past the bridge lead ..


This is Lebanon - Summer 2008

3:48 min by TheArmenianStallion
Views: 2041 Rating: 5.00

This vid represents the beauty of Lebanon. I hope all the different interests in that country can someday come together for the good of all its inhabitants. ..

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Create your own video on studio.stupeflix.com ! Kingdom of Armenia at its greatest extent under Tigranes the Great. St. Gregory the Illuminator's influence led to the adoption of Christianity in Armen ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Tsaghkashen, Gegharkunik

Tsaghkashen (Armenian: Ծաղկաշեն; also Romanized as Tsakhkashen and Tsaghkachen; formerly Kyarimkend) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia, founded in 1859. The village church dedicated to S. Hovhannes dates to the 9th-10th century.

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Located at 40.30 45.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gegharkunik Province

Gandzak, Armenia

Gandzak (Armenian: Գանձակ; formerly Batikian, Batikyan, Kësamamed and Kyosamamed) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The village was named Batikian for a time in honor of Batik Batikian (1892-1920)a Communist martyr.

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Located at 40.31 45.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gegharkunik Province

Atsarat

Atsarat (also, Hatsarat and Pashakend) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The town contains a small domed church built in 898.

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Located at 40.34 45.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gegharkunik Province

Sarukhan

Sarukhan (Armenian: Սարուխան; formerly Dalikardash and Dalighardash) is a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The town was named in honor of Hovhannes Sarukhanian (1882-1920), a Communist revolutionary.

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Located at 40.29 45.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gegharkunik Province

Battle of Varnakert

In the Battle of Varnakert (702) Smbat Bagratuni defeated the 8,000-strong Umayyad army from the garrison in Nakhichevan. Smbat, with the aid of Byzantine Empire, managed to re-conquer the majority of Armenia and drive the Arabs out of the country. Despite this success, the Umayyad generals Muhammad ibn Marwan and Maslamah ibn Abd al-Malik soon restored Armenia to subject status, and secured Muslim control by organizing a large-scale massacre of the princely families in 705.

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Located at 40.29 44.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: 700s conflicts, 702, Battles involving Armenia, Battles involving the Umayyad Caliphate