Akunk, formerly Bashgyukh, is a village in the Kotayk region of Armenia. The total population of the village is 1957 in a territory of 23.7 square kilometers. The community has a school, a house of culture, and a library. Its altitude is 1400 meters above sea level. It was established in 1829 by Armenians who had migrated from Persia and Western Armenia. After the village was privatized, villagers became busy with growing grain and fruit and breeding cattle.