Area: 4506 km²  Population 153 000

Administrative center: Kapan

Sights: Tatev monastery, Tatevi Mets Anapat (Great Hermitage of Tatev), Vahanavank, Zorats Karer (Karahunj), Verishen, Angekhakot, Tanahat monastery, Halidzor Fortress, Meghri Fortress, Vorotnavank, Old Khndzoresk.

Distance from Yerevan to Kapan: 295 km

Geography: The highest point is Kaputjugh-Azhdahak (3906m). Also known mountains Bahats, Khustup Mets Ishkhanasar, Aramazd. Forests cover much of the area, for example, Mtnadzor is a unique natural plane-tree forest.

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Syunik is located in the south part of Armenia. Syunik is a mountainous region, mainly covered with thick green forests. The Zangezur Mountains occupy most of the territories of Syunik. Mount Kaputjugh with a height of 3905 meters and Mount Gazanasar with a height of 3829 meters are the highest peaks of the province. The main water basins include the rivers of Vorotan, Voghji, Sisian, Meghri and Vachagan.

The province is home to the Wings of Tatev cableway, which is the longest reversible aerial tramway, built in only one section, and holds the record for Longest non-stop double track cable car 5.7 km.

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