About Goris

Goris is a city in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Located in the valley of river Goris (or Vararak), it is about 240 km away from the Armenian capital Yerevan and 70 km from the provincial centre Kapan. Goris is an urban community and the 2nd largest city in Syunik province. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 23,022 in 2010, down from 23,261 at the 2001 census.