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Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan is a lake in Armenia. The entire lake is inside the eastern Armenian province of Gegharkunik. It is fed by 28 rivers and streams.

History

Sevan was one of the three great lakes of the historical Safavid Empire, collectively referred to as the Seas of Armenia, and it is the only one within the boundaries of today's Republic of Armenia. Sevanavank is the historic area near the lake. "Sevan" translation to Azerbaijan language "Goycha".

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