Kotayk Province

region of Armenia

Kotayk or Kotaik is a province of Armenia. It is in the centre of the country. The capital is Hrazdan. It is best known for its world-renowned beer of the same name. Tourist towns are Garni and Geghard. Also the popular winter sports resort Tsakhkadzor is where Soviet Armenian physiologist Leon Orbeli was born.

Kotayk

Կոտայք
Coat of arms of Kotayk
Coat of arms
Location of Kotayk within Armenia
Location of Kotayk within Armenia
Coordinates: 40°25′N 44°45′E / 40.417°N 44.750°E / 40.417; 44.750Coordinates: 40°25′N 44°45′E / 40.417°N 44.750°E / 40.417; 44.750
CountryArmenia
CapitalHrazdan
Government
 • GovernorKovalenko Shahgeldyan
Area
 • Total2,089 km2 (807 sq mi)
Area rank8th
Population
 (2002)
 • Total241,337
 • Rank6th
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+04
 • Summer (DST)UTC+05
Postal code
2201–2506
ISO 3166 codeAM.KT
FIPS 10-4AM05
Websitekotayk.gov.am

There are 7 towns and 60 rural communities.