Karvachar region (historical Vaykunik Armenian gavar / Armenian: Վայկունիք) – The piece of paradise in mountains..
Winter trip to Karvachar region, nowadays New Shahumyan of Artsakh Republic (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic).
Information about this photo-story:
Geographical name: Karvachar (Քարվաճառ – Armenian)
Old name: Kalbajar (or Kelbajar – by Caucassian Tyurks)
Geographical Location: Artsakh Republic (Արցախ – Armenian) (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
Historical name: Vaykunik (Վայկունիք – Armenian)
New Shahumyan marz of Artsakh Republic,
Area: 1829 sq/km
Photos by V. Papikyan (c) 2011, January 29