Kosh, Armenia

Kosh (Armenian: Կոշ, also Romanized as Koghes; formerly, Kvash) is a village in the Ashtarak district, Aragatsotn province, Armenia, about 18 km south-west of the district centre Ashtarak. The town is attested as Kvash in early Christian times. In the town are ruins of a 13th-century church - Saint Grigor - and a castle which has yielded Hellenistic pottery remains. There are numerous remains from early Iron Age residential ruins and buildings of large basalt stone blocks.

Kosh

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The village of Kosh as viewed from Kosh Berd.
The village of Kosh as viewed from Kosh Berd.
Kosh is located in Armenia
Kosh
Kosh
Coordinates: 40°17′55″N 44°09′15″E / 40.29861°N 44.15417°E / 40.29861; 44.15417Coordinates: 40°17′55″N 44°09′15″E / 40.29861°N 44.15417°E / 40.29861; 44.15417
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Aragatsotn
Population
 (2008)
 • Total2,804
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )

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