Qarquluq-e Bala Destination Guide
Touring Qarquluq-e Bala in Iran.
Qarquluq-e Bala in the region of Āz̄ārbāyjān-e Gharbī is located in Iran - some 425 mi (or 684 km) North-West of Tehran, the country's capital city.
Time in Qarquluq-e Bala is now 01:11 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Qeyqaj, Mosul, Tabriz, Pazi, Panah Kandi or Purnak. Being here already, consider visiting Khaneh-ye Behdasht, Molla Kandi, Qir Kandi, Daylan Kandi, Jamalabad and Ali Nazar. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Battle of Avarayr
The Battle of Avarayr also known as Battle of Vartanantz, was fought on May 26, 451 AD on the Avarayr Plain in Vaspurakan, between the Armenian Army under Saint Vartan and Sassanid Persia. Although the Persians were victorious on the battlefield itself, the battle proved to be a major strategic victory for Armenians, as Avarayr paved way to the Nvarsak Treaty (484 AD), which affirmed Armenia's right to practice Christianity freely.
Poldasht county is a county (Shahrestan) in West Azarbaijan province in north-western Iran. Its capital is the city of Poldasht. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 38,586, in 8,758 families. The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Aras District. The county has one city: Poldasht. The historical Church of Saint Stephanos, in the village of Dare Sham, in the Gechlart area of Poldasht, draws tourists and the faithful from Iran and around the world.
The Avarayr Plain is the location of the Battle of Avarayr in 451, and is described as being along the banks of the Ṭłmut River, apparently the Armeno-Persian frontier at that time. At the time, the Avarayr plain was part of the Armenian region of Vaspurakan. The plain is located today in northwestern Iran near the border with Nakhichevan.
Aznabyurt (also, Aznabirt and Aznaburt) is a village in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. Originally, the Armenian village of Znaberd that remained Armenian until 1989.
Located at 39.28, 45.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Mount Judi, according to very Early Christian and Islamic tradition, is the Noah's apobaterion or "Place of Descent", the location where the Ark came to rest after the Great Flood. The Quranic tradition is similar to the Judeo-Christian legend.
Located at 39.28, 45.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
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