Vardenis The town of Vardenis occupies the south-eastern corner of Gegharkunik province (marz) of the Republic of Armenia. The town is located in the valley of the Masrik river, on the territory of the Masrik artesian basin at a height of 1943 meters above sea level. It is 170 km from the capital Yerevan, and 75 km from the provincial centre Gavar. The administrative territory of Vardenis comprises 3006ha, of which 736ha is occupied by the town itself. Vardenis got its status as a urban settlement in 1995.
Vardenis is located on the slopes of 82 km range of Vardenis mountains. The highest peak, also named Vardenis, is 3522m. To the north-east, west and south-east of the town there are numerous roads to different parts of Armenia. The town is also bordered by the range of Sevan mountains. Vardenis is 5 km aways from Lake Sevan and it is directly affected by its proximity.