Tavush Marz (Region) ....
Tavush Marz (region) is situated in the northeastern part of the Republic of Armenia. The region borders with Georgia in the north, Azerbaijan in the east, Gegharkunik and Kotayk regions in the south and Lori region in the west. The total area of Tavush Marz (region) is 2,700 square kilometers and the population is 132 thousand people.
The administrative center (capital) is the city of Ijevan, the population of which is 20,500 people and is located 125 km far from the capital city of Yerevan.
There are 62 settlements in the region, five of which are urban. Ijevan, Dilijan, Noyemberyan, Berd and Ayrum are the cities.
Of ethnic minorities living here are Russian.
The interstate highway Yerevan-Tbilisi and the railways Yerevan-Tbilisi and Yerevan-Ijevan pass through the Marz (region) of Tavush.
The highest point of the region is the Mount Murkhuz (2,993 m), and the lowest point is in the valley of Debet, near the village of Bagratashen (380 m).
The climate is mild in Tavush Marz (region) - mild winters and warm summers. The region stands out with health-improving climate.
Lake Parz (Parz lich) is located in Tavush Marz (region). The rivers Debit and Aghstev also flow through its territory.
Goshavank, Haghartsin, Makaravank, Lastiver are the most famous historical monuments of Tavush Marz (region). Dilijan National Park and the resort town of Dilijan are also located in Tavush Marz (region).