Սյունիք

Syunik Province


Սյունիք (Syunik Province) is the southernmost province of Armenia. It is enclosed by the Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic exclave to the west and Azerbaijan to the east, the southern tip borders the Iran. Capital and largest city is Kapan. The province is a mountainous region, mainly covered with thick green forests. The main mountain ridge is called the Zangezur Mountains, with the highest peaks Mount Kaputjugh (3905 m asl) and Mount Gazanasar (3829 m asl). Many forests are protected by the government, including the Arevik National Park, the Shikahogh State Reserve, the Boghakar Sanctuary, the Goris Sanctuary, the Plane Grove Sanctuary, the Sev Lake Sanctuary, and the Zangezur Sanctuary.