Place in Shirak, Armenia Nerkin Dzhrapi Nerkin Dzhrapi Coordinates: 40°33′N 43°39′E / 40.550°N 43.650°E / 40.550; 43.650Country ArmeniaMarz (Province) ShirakTime zone (UTC+4) • Summer (DST) (UTC+5) Nerkin Dzhrapi (also, Chirpili, Jrapi, and Dzhrapi) is a former town in the Shirak Province of Armenia which was intentionally flooded by the Akhurian Reservoir. It was replaced by a new village named Dzhrapi. It contained an 11th-century caravanserai and a medieval bridge across the Akhuryan River; the river demarcates the Armenian-Turkish border.
References Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 78, available online at the US embassy to Armenia's website Nerkin Dzhrapi at GEOnet Names Server
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