Syunik is the southernmost province of Armenia. It borders Iran to the south. The capital is Kapan. Other important cities and towns include Goris, Sisian, Meghri, Agarak, and Dastakert. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 152,900 in 2010.
Location of Syunik within Armenia
|• Governor||Suren Khachatryan|
|• Total||4,506 km2 (1,740 sq mi)|
|• Density||34/km2 (88/sq mi)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+05|
|ISO 3166 code||AM-SU|
Syunik is home to many of Armenia's largest mining operations. There are 7 urban communities and 102 rural communities.