Gogaran is one of the oldest villages in the region of Spitak. It is located in the southern lowlands of Mt. Bazum which is about 1,950 m above sea level. The village is 35 km away from the regional center, and 5 km away from the Vanadzor–Gyumri highway.
Gogaran’s historical and cultural monuments include old cemeteries and a 17th century church. The villagers have water for drinking as well as for irrigation. The winters are cold and summers and mild and breezy. The mountainous terrain supports the growth of almost all kinds of herbs. Many of the villagers can trace their lineage back to Mush, Alashkert, and Karabakh.