Highest roads of Armenia

Highest roads of Armenia

Located in the Southern Caucasus region of Eurasia, Armenia is one of the oldest nations in the world. The country is a landlocked country in the Transcaucasia region, between the Black and Caspian Seas.

Situated along the route of the Great Silk Road, Armenia has a rich and ancient culture. It’s bordered on the north and east by Georgia and Azerbaijan and on the south and west by Iran and Turkey. It’s a very mountainous country, almost totally covered by the Lesser (or Little) Caucasus Mountains, with fast flowing rivers and few forests but with many trees. The climate is highland continental: hot summers and cold winters.

Mountain road Elevation Province Surface
Kaputzhukh Pass 3.492m (11,456ft) Syunik Gravel
Ayich Lerrnants’k’ 3.466m (11,371ft) Syunik Gravel
Mount Kaputjugh 3.429m (11,250ft) Syunik Gravel
East Sevan 3.376m (11,076ft) Gegharkunik Gravel
Mount Ughtasar 3.296m (10,813ft) Syunik Gravel
Spitakasar pass 3.262m (10,702ft) Kotayk Gravel
Mount Spitakasar 3.255m (10,679ft) Ararat Gravel
Sevakatar 3.223m (10,574ft) Ararat Gravel
Aragats Res. Station 3.199m (10,495ft) Aragatsotn Asphalt
Geghak’ar 3.182m (10,439ft) Syunik Gravel
Pavarotlar 3.132m (10,275ft) Syunik Gravel
Tsaghkavet 3.081m (10,108ft) Ararat Gravel
Sheksar 3.073m (10,082ft) Vayots Dzor Gravel
Ughtusar 3.052m (10,013ft) Ararat Gravel
Lake Aknalich 3.045m (9,990ft) Kotayk Gravel
Vardenis ridge 3.040m (9,973ft) Vayots Dzor Gravel
Bargooshat pass 3.009m (9,872ft) Syunik Gravel

Pic: Hrair Sargsyan

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