Syunik region is situated 2100 m above sea level. Historical regions Vayots Dzor and Syunik – this two regions divided by the river Arpa and Vorotan. The region of Syunik is considered to be the southern gates of Armenia, one of the oldest and largest regions of Armenia. The region occupies 6500 sq km and 80% of the territory is mountainous, scales and mountain ranges, surrounded by mountain-chains of Zangezur, Meghri and Syunik highland. It has uncommon climate, winters are severe and it snows hard in the highland, summers are hot in the valley and it is cool in the middle zone. The region is rich with mountain-chains, caverns, alpine meadows, cool, sweet springs and numerous mineral waters. Medieval Syunik was rich with fortresses.
The center of the region is KAPAN, situated at an altitude 750m above sea level.
|HISTORICAL MONUMENTS – LANDMARKS OF SYUNIK REGION|
|Goris | Khndzoresk | Devil Bridge | Tatev | Aghoudi | Sunivank | Oughtasar | Angelakoth|