©

Meghri trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Meghri

Trip Planner Asia  /  Armenia  /  Syunik Province  /  Meghri
Meghri is a town in southern Armenia, located in the Syunik Province, near the border with Iran. The town's economy is based on the food industry, and contains a bread-baking factory, canneries and a winery. Meghri is the only location in Armenia that produces pomegranate. Meghri has a significantly milder climate than the rest of the cities in Armenia, and produces fruits not found in other parts of the country. As of the 2011 census, the population of the town is 4,580, down from 4,805 reported at the 2001 census.DemographicsMeghri's population stood at 272 in 1831, 927 in 1897, 1,161 in 1926, 3,095 in 1959, 4,180 in 1980 and 4,805 in 2001.PoliticsA nearby Russian military base houses around 2,000 soldiers, who along with Armenian soldiers guard the border with Iran. The Iran-Armenia Natural Gas Pipeline passes through the city. In early 2007, it was reported that the governments of Armenia, Russia, and Iran are planning to build an oil refinery for gasoline export to Iran. This project would be led by Gazprom.NatureVicinity of the town are designated as Prime Butterfly Area, having number of rare and endangered species of butterflies, such as Gegenes nostradamus, Papilio alexanor, Cupido argiades, Polyommatus damonides, and others.
Customize your holiday with our Armenia online trip itinerary planner to create an adventure that suits you.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Meghri

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Meghri

Where to stay in Meghri

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Syunik Province

8 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM ARMENIA October, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: October, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM LEBANON December, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM KUWAIT March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM ARMENIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM LEBANON December, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 37 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Goris & Yerevan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans