Territory -4506 square km
Agricultural land -187792 ha
including arable land- 46757 ha
Urban communities -7
Rural communities -105
Rural settlements -127
Population as of January 1, 2003 -152.8 ths. including
urban -103.9 ths.
rural -48.9 ths.
RA Syunik Marz occupies 15% of the territory of the Republic of Armenia. The population of the marz comprised 4.8% of RA total population in 2002. It includes 7 towns and 127 rural settlements, the urban population comprised 68.0%. It is a richest marz of the republic with useful minerals. Marz borders with Iran (the length of border is 42 km), Azerbaijan and Nakhijevan Autonomous public.
Syunik marz is situated in the south of the Republic of Armenia and covers 6 regions (Baghk, Dzork, Kovsakan, Tsghuk, Haband and Arevik) of one time 12 provinces of the most powerful Syunik (Sisakan) State of historical Mets Hayk. Now that territory is corresponding to Kapan, Goris, Sisian and Meghri regions territory.
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