Kadzharan

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Kadzharan

 

a city (until 1958, a settlement) in Kafan Raion, Armenian SSR, on the eastern slopes of the Zangezurskii Range. Elevation, 2, 000 m. Kadzharan is located 32 km west of the Kafan railroad station; it is linked to the station by highway. Population, 11,000 (1970). Kadzharan is a mining center. There are copper-molybdenum and building-materials combines in the city. Kadzharan has a construction technicum.

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