ⓘ Zangezur Mountains

                                     

ⓘ Zangezur Mountains

The Zangezur Mountains comprise a mountain range that defines the border between Armenias southern province of Syunik and Azerbaijans Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic. The second largest tracts of forests in Armenia are located in the Zangezur Mountains where they cover more than 20% of the territory of Syunik province and reach an elevation of 2.200-2.400 m.

                                     

1. Conservation

Part of Zangezur Mountains is included into Arevik National Park. Also there are three Prime Butterfly Areas PBA designated and one proposed at the eastern slopes of Zangezur Mountains.