Abhar Iran



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Description: Enjoying a mountainous climate with cold and snowy winters and moderate summers, the famous river of "Abhar Rood" flows across this city. The Abhar region, which called "Abhar

Enjoying a mountainous climate with cold and snowy winters and moderate summers, the famous river of "Abhar Rood" flows across this city. The Abhar region, which called "Abhar Chai" (Abhar river) by native language, is one of the oldest regions of Iran. According to existing evidences, Abhar was more thriving in the second millennium BC. and in 9th century BC. a union of different tribes was established in this region by Medes.

This region became one of the important connection point coincident with the establishment Ilkhanan government and selection of Sultanieh as capital. The situation which even exists today.

From etymological point of view, the name of this city is derived from the pahlavi language word of "Oher" which means the place of controlling water flows.

The first location of the city is known as "Taphe Ghaleh" and is in the right bank of Abhar river. This place is one of the oldest human settlements of Zanjan province and was dwelled since early 4th millennium BC.




Photogallery Abhar Iran:



iran-zanjan- abhar around | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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Abhar- Taleghani St. ابهر-بلوار طالقاني,Foto-Iran worldmapz.com

abhar, Iran - Busy islamic bike | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Iran pictures Sixteen عکسهای ایران شانزده
Abhar,photo-Iran worldmapz.com

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Abhar, Iran - Ashura day | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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After a terribly cold winter (Abhar),Photo-Iran worldmapz.com
Iranian Historical Photographs Gallery:A 16th century map of the ...

A. Hossein Vahdati's Daily Photo - Daily Photography from Abhar, Iran.
Have fun ! (Abhar),Photo-Iran worldmapz.com
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