Uyts

Uyts

Ույծ
Uyts gyurapetaran.jpg
Uyts is located in Armenia
Uyts
Uyts
Coordinates: 39°31′N 46°03′E / 39.517°N 46.050°E / 39.517; 46.050Coordinates: 39°31′N 46°03′E / 39.517°N 46.050°E / 39.517; 46.050
Country Armenia
Marz (Province)Syunik
Area
 • Total33.43 km2 (12.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total396
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )
Uyts at GEOnet Names Server

Uyts (Armenian: Ույծ, also Romanized as Uz and Uits) is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Syunik Province of Armenia. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 586 in 2010,[2] compared to 453 at the 2001 census.[3] Uyts lies roughly 3.5 kilometers away from the nearby city of Sisian.

A cow grazes on a hillside overlooking Uyts.

Many Uyts residents are farmers or sheepherders, with agriculture playing an important role in village life.

Uyts has a small school, with roughly 70 students enrolled at any given time. Many teachers commute from neighboring Sisian to work in the village.

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References[]

  1. ^ "Syunik regional e-Governance System" (in Armenian). Syunik Province provincial government. Click on link entitled "Համայնքներ" (community) and search for the place by Armenian name.
  2. ^ "Marzes of the Republic of Armenia and Yerevan City in Figures, 2010" (PDF). Statistical Committee of Armenia.
  3. ^ Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, Statistical Committee of Armenia