The Economy Diagnose of Verin Getashen


Verin Getashen
Verin Getashen community is located in the marz of Gegharkunik /in
Gegharkunik marz (region),on the bank of the river of Argichi, at a
distance of 3 km from the town of Martuni. It is 2050 meters above sea
level. Verin Getashen is located in 35 km of the regional center, and
120 km away from the capital. The climate is temperately mountainous,
with long cold winters and constant snow cover. There are frequent
snowstorms. In January the average temperature is - 6 to -8 degrees.
The summer is moderately hot; the average range of July is 17-
18 degrees. Annual atmospheric precipitation is 500-600 millimeter.
Natural landscapes are mountain valleys and intermountain meadows.
It has spring water sources, which are used as drinking water.
The amount of solar days in Martuni region, where Verin Getashen is
located, has the highest index in Armenia. The annual average number
of cloudy days is 16 days and the average number of solar hours is
more than 2600 hours/year.
Verin Getashen is electrified and gasified; about 70% of house-plots
have irrigation water. There is no plumbing in the community. Fixedline
phone service and Internet connection are available in the village.
The community has two schools, which are in good conditions, with
heating system. The community has a kindergarten as well. There are
weightlifting, dancing and chess clubs in the House of Culture. Children
successfully participate in local and national tournaments. The
village has a dispensary, which is in good condition, a pharmacy and a
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