Sites & cities that bear the name of Sisian


Today in : Armenia
First trace of activity : ca. 8th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Sisavan, Sisakan, Սիսիան, Gharakilisa

Description : For the town southwest of Sisian, formerly also called Sisian, see Hatsavan, Syunik.Sisian (Armenian: Սիսիան) is a town and the centre of the urban community of Sisian, in Syunik Province at the south of Armenia. It is located on Vorotan River, 6 km south of the Yerevan-Meghri highway, at a road distance of 217 km southeast of the capital Yerevan, and 115 km north of the provincial centre Kapan. As of the 2011 census, the population of the town was 14,894. As per the 2016 official estimate, the population of Sisian is around 12,900.

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