Day archives: July 13th, 2020

Lake Hazar – Historical Armenia

Lake Hazar – Historical Armenia

Hazar (Turkish: Hazar Gölü, Armenian: Ծովք, Tsovk) is a rift lake in the Taurus Mountains, 22 km southeast of the city of Elazig, Turkey. This lake is the source of the Tigris River. The ancient city of Elazig was founded by Armenians and historically has had many different names. Among Armenian and Byzantine authors, it …