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Lori (Armenie: Լոռի) is a province (marz) o Armenie. It is in the north o the kintra, borderin Georgie. Its caipital is Vanadzor an Stepanavan is its seicont lairgest ceety. It is hame tae the UNESCO Warld Heritage Steids o Haghpat an Sanahin an the well-preservit Akhtala monastery, whaur Armenies, Georgies, an Greeks mak an annual pilgrimage on September 20-21.[1]

Lori

Լոռի
Lori Province
Lori Province admeenistration in Vanadzor
Lori Province admeenistration in Vanadzor
Coat o airms o Lori
Coat o airms
Location o Lori athin Armenie
Location o Lori athin Armenie
Coordinates: 40°55′N 44°30′E / 40.917°N 44.500°E / 40.917; 44.500
KintraArmenie
CaipitalVanadzor
Govrenment
 • GovrenorAram Kocharyan
Area
 • Total3,789 km2 (1,463 sq mi)
Aurie rank3rd
Population
 (2002)
 • Tot253,351
 • Rank4t
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+04
 • Summer (DST)UTC+05
Postal code
1701-2117
ISO 3166 codeAM.LO
FIPS 10-4AM06
Wabsteidoffeecial wabsteid
Pairt o the series on
Armenie
Հայաստան
Armenie Coat o airms o Armenie

Cultur
Art · Cinema
Music · Media
Sport · Vartavar

History

Demographics

Admeenistrative diveesions
Aragatsotn · Ararat · Armavir
Gegharkunik · Kotayk · Lori · Shirak
Syunik · Tavush · Vayots Dzor
Yerevan (ceety wi special status)

It wis affectit severely bi the 1988 Spitak yirdquauk.

Lori is the birthplace o several famous Armenies includin muisicker Harutyun Sayatyan (better kent as Sayat-Nova), poet Hovhannes Tumanyan, Soviet aircraft designer Artem Mikoyan, an Soviet statesman Anastas Mikoyan.

Lori borders the follaein marzer:

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ReferencesEedit

  1. Tadevosyan, Aghasi (2007). Historical Monuments of Armenia: Akhtala. Yerevan, Armenia: "Var" Center for Cultural Initiatives. ISBN 978-99941-2-070-3. 
  2. "RA Lori Marz" (PDF). Marzes of the Republic of Armenia in Figures, 2002-2006. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. 2007. 

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