Category: Cities

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…

Ardabil

Ardabil This city is the capital of Ardabil Province. At the 2011 census, its population was 564,365, in 156,324 families, that the dominant majority is ethnic Azerbaijani who inhabitant in Iran. Ardabil is known for its silk and carpet trade traditionally therefore Ardabil rugs and carpets are renowned in the world. It has been politically and economically important throughout history, especially within the Caucasus region. The city is located on…

Sareyn

Sareyn Is situated in the city of Ardabil in northwest Iran. Its population is about 8000 but it increases to more than 20000 in the summer because of many tourists who are keen to visit there and enjoy its charming climate as well as hot springs which are the main reasons to attract many tourists from around the world annually. This city is also famous for its 'Ashe Doogh' (Yogurt…

hamedan

Hamedan

Hamedan in Old Persian was called Hegmetana, Ecbatana. It is an ancient city with a population of 473,149 (according to 2006 census). It is 1,850 meters above sea level. Hamedan is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities and one of the oldest in the world. It is possible that it was occupied by the Assyrians in 1100 BC; the Ancient Greek historian, Herodotus, states that Hamedan was established…