Kapan is a town in the south of Armenia. It was also named Kafan and Madan. It is the capital of the Syunik Province. In 2010 there were 45,488 people. Kapan is the city with the most peoplecity in the province and southern Armenia.
|First mentioned||5th century|
|• Mayor||Gevorg Parsyan|
|• Total||36 km2 (14 sq mi)|
|Elevation||910 m (2,990 ft)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AMT)|
|Area code(s)||(+374) 285|
Kapan is from the Armenian word kapel which mean "to lock".