Marivan City

in Kurdistan province
The township of Marivan is located in the west of Iran and in the neighborhood of Iraq. It is bounded on north by Saqez, in the south by Kamyaran and Kermanshah, and in the west by Iraq. Marivan is a cold region and is a century old. Farhad Mirza Qajar who governed just before the constitutional movement constructed a castle in Marivan. This border city was in the neighborhood of the Ottoman government. Naseredin Shah ordered a castle to be built there in 1282 AH. In 1286 AH. , Haj Farhad Mo'tamed-o-Doleh further fortified the structure and named it Shah Abad. After Haj Mohammad Ali Khan Zafar-ol-Molk in the early Pahlavi era built a castle in Moosk Village that is now used as a garrison and it is not far from the city. The Zarivar Lake is to the west of the city of Marivan and has given a special beauty to this city, in addition to being a recreational area.
Zaribar Lake - Marivan
Category: Villages
Hawraman Village (Uraman Takht Village) is located in an east-west valley on steep slope overlooking the northern front of the Takht Mountains 63 km. south of Marivan, ...
Imam Castle (Marivan Castle or Khan Ahmad) was developed and used by Baban and Ardalan Governors during Safavid Era. The strategic place of this castle and its ...
Category: Lakes
Just 130km away from Sanandaj, the provincial capital city of Iran’s province of Kurdistan, there is the biggest freshwater lake and known as a lost paradise in ...
Category: Villages
This village is located 60 km. of Sanandaj - Marivan Road (28 km. from Sarv Abad of Sanandaj). The said village is famous for a volume of the Holy Qoran in the ...
Category: Villages
Darreh Ki Village (Daraki Village) is located 47km southeast of Marivan and in the foothills of Kurdistan Province. The Takht Oraman Mountains are in the south, ...
Category: Forests
The forests of the region of Marivan which are about 185,000 hectares and their maximum expansion is from the Garan Gorge towards the west till the Sheikh Atar ...
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