Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System Archeologists as well as historians believed that Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is a masterpiece of creative genius that the date back to Darius the Great in the 5th century B.C. As UNESCO site describe, the place is an architectural masterpiece. It involved the creation of two main diversion canals on the river Karun one of which, Gargar canal, is still in use providing water to the…

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Shushtar

Shushtar One of the oldest cities of Iran which is located in Khuzestan Province and crosses the large river Karun (in past, people called Pasitigris) is Shushtar. At the 2012 census, its population was 192,361. It is an ancient city that is situated at the foot of Zagros Mountains, approximately 92 kilometers (57 miles) away from Ahvaz, the capital of the province. Archeologists considered some old tools such as knives,…

Ramsar

Ramsar is a city in Mazandaran Province. Ramsar lies on the coast of the Caspian Sea. It was also known as Sakhtsar in the past. The native people in Ramsar are Gilaks and they speak Gilaki & Persian Language. Ramsar location is on the east to Tonekabon from the west to the Rudsar plain is the first eastern city of Gilan, from the south to the Alborz mountains and from the north to…

uromieh Lake (The Lake of salt)

Uromieh Lake (The Lake of salt) Urmia Lake is a salt lake and near Iran’s border with Turkey. The lake is between the provinces of East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan in Iran, and west of the southern portion of the Caspian Sea. At its full size, it was the largest lake in the Middle East and the sixth-largest saltwater lake on Earth with a surface area of approximately 5,200 km² (2,000…

Urmia

Urmia Urmia or Uromieh is the second largest city in the Iranian Azerbaijan and the capital of West Azerbaijan Province. Urmia is situated at an altitude of 1,330 m above sea level and is located along the Shahar Chay River (City River) on the Urmia Plain. At the 2012 census, its population was 667,499 with 197,749 households. The city’s inhabitants are predominantly Iranian Azerbaijanis who speak the Azerbaijani language. There…