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Full nameVanadzor
Official nameVanadzor
MayorSamvel Darbinyan
Total Area9.7 sq mi (25 km2)
Elevation4673.9 ft (1424.6 m)
Total Population104800 (2009)
Density (pop.)4192/km2 (10857.3/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneGMT (UTC+4)
- Summer (DST)GMT (UTC+5)
Area code322

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Vanadzor ( ) is the third-largest city in Armenia with a population of 107,394 (2001 census) and the capital of the Lori Province. It was previously known as Kirovakan (Armenian: Կիրովական, after Sergey Kirov) during the Soviet era and as Karakilisa during the Tsarist period. The city is considered to be one of the most picturesque in the entire country, having beautiful summer homes or dachas.

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