This article is about the village. For the monastery, see Amaras Monastery.
Coordinates: 39°41′10″N 47°04′30″E / 39.68611°N 47.07500°E / 39.68611; 47.07500Coordinates: 39°41′10″N 47°04′30″E / 39.68611°N 47.07500°E / 39.68611; 47.07500
Country  Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh
Rayon Kalbajar district
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
  Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Amaras is situated in Nagorno Karabakh. It was a prominent religious and educational center in Artsakh, one of the historic regions of Ancient Kingdom of Armenia. Amaras is the site of the Amaras Monastery, one of the oldest in Nagorno Karabakh.

This village is in an area controlled by the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.


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