Sevkar

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Coordinates: 41°01′11″N 45°08′33″E / 41.01972°N 45.14250°E / 41.01972; 45.14250

Sevkar
Սևքար
The village of Sevkar
The village of Sevkar
Sevkar Սևքար is located in Armenia
Sevkar Սևքար
Sevkar
Սևքար
Coordinates: 41°01′11″N 45°08′33″E / 41.01972°N 45.14250°E / 41.01972; 45.14250
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Tavush
Government
 • MayorVladimir Margaryan
Population
 (2011)
 • Total2,193
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )

Sevkar (Armenian: Սևքար, also Romanized as Sevk’ar; formerly, Karadash) is a village in the Tavush Province of Armenia and the birthplace of the Armenian revolutionary leader Sevkaretsi Sako. The meaning of the name in Armenian is "Black Stone." The original name of the village was "Karadash", which also means "Black Stone" in Turkish.

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