Yenokavan

Must Visit Place in Armenia

About Yenokavan

Until 1931 the village was called Krdevan. The village was named Yenokavan in 1931 after its inhabitant Yenok Mkrtumyan, an active participant of the May rebellion. The village is located at an altitude of 950 meters above sea level. There are ruins of old castles and churches in the village areas, half-destroyed chapels.
There were aforetime three fortresses in the village, from which Bronze Age jewelry, clay pots and other items were found. Some of them are in the History Museum of Yerevan.
In the village there are all the conditions for ecotourism development.

  • Distance from Yerevan is 144 km, from regional center – 11 km, from the state border of Armenia, 17.5 km
  • The village is situated about 1100 meters above sea level in the temperate zone – the average summer temperature is + 22C and -2C in winter.
  • Territory of the community: 4017.09 ha
  • out of which 1074.65 hectares of pastures
  • 203,66 hectare arable land

The population is mainly engaged in plant cultivation, cattle-breeding and tourism.

Municipality

Community leader: Chibukhchyan Andranik
Reelected in 18.09.2016

Andranik Chibukhchyan was born in December 13, 1965 in the village of Yenokavan, Tavush province. 1997-1999 he worked at the village municipality. From 1999 to 2005 worked as the head of the Yenokavan community. 2006-2008 A. Chibukhchyan was engaged in private entrepreneurship.
Since November 1, 2008 he has been working as the head of the community.

Married, he has 3 children.

  • Phone (+374 263) 4 09 73, 94 30 30 42
  • Address: Tavush Marz, c., Yenokavan, 1 st. 1st closed .41
  • E-mail: yenoqavan.tavush@mta.gov.am