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Urmia in the region of Āz̄ārbāyjān-e Gharbī with it's 577,307 habitants is a place located in Iran - some 374 mi (or 603 km) West of Tehran, the country's capital.

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Local time in Urmia is now 10:15 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zonbalan, Qazan Agheli, Behnaq, Arshlu, Khodaverdi Khan Kandi or Nahiyat Hiran. When in this area, you might want to check out Qarahlar, Zeynanlu, Vazirabad, Vaqaslu-ye Sofla, Valendeh-e Sofla and Urmia as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Urmiye Doğası - Urmia Nature

04:00 min ( December 08, 2012 by urmiyenews)
Views: 37 - Rating: 5/5

Urmia (Turkish language: Urmu, Urmiyə, ; farsi: ) variously translitterated as Oroumiyeh, Orūmīyeh and Urūmiyeh, is a city in and the capital of West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census,...

Novruz bayrami

00:18 min ( March 20, 2009 by elyazanima)
Views: 7,209 - Rating: 5/5 Novruz Bayramı üçün qısa animasiya filmi


09:41 min ( August 02, 2007 by YaKoSTaR)
Views: 21,729 - Rating: 4.83333/5

Urmia - My hometown. I don't care if you're kurds, assyrians or turks, I just hope you enjoy the video :) Creds to Tohid from Urmia for making this video

Iran Azerbaijan : Land Of Fire

08:11 min ( December 04, 2007 by PAFMILAD)
Views: 57,801 - Rating: 4.05573/5

Iran Azerbaijan or Azarbaijan .Persian: ; Āzarbāijān; Azerbaijani: , Kurdish: Azirbaycan/Adirbaycan also Iranian Azerbaijan, Iranian Azarbaijan, Persian Azerbaijan or Persian Azarbaijan (Persian: ...

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Interesting facts about this location


Segonbad is a historical structure located in the city of Urumieh, in northwest Iran. The monument has three inscriptions in the Kufic script placed on the entrance door.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.55, 45.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Iran, Persian words and phrases, West Azerbaijan Province

Iran Air Flight 277

Iran Air Flight 277 was a passenger flight which crashed near Urmia Airport, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran, on January 9, 2011. 77 of the 105 aboard died. The aircraft involved, a Boeing 727-286Adv, was operating Iran Air's scheduled domestic service from Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran, to Urmia. It crashed after a go-around was initiated during final approach, in poor weather conditions.

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Located at 37.55, 45.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:2011 in Iran, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 727, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2011, Aviation accidents and incidents in Iran, Iran Air accidents and incidents

Urmia Airport

Urmia Airport is an airport in Urmia, a city in the West Azarbaijan Province of Iran. Alternate spellings of the city and airport name include Urmieh, Uromiyeh, Orumieh, and Orumiyeh.

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Located at 37.55, 45.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iran

Urmia University

Urmia University (also known as University of Urmia) is a major university in the city of Urmia, the capital of West Azarbaijan province of Iran. The university has five campuses, seven faculties, more than 14,000 students, and exclusive research centers in Microelectronic, Antenna and Microwave Laboratory, NanoTechnology, MEMS, and Artimia. It is the first largest university of Iran's northwest according internet webometric statistics.

More reading: Urmia University homepage
Located at 37.55, 45.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1965, Universities in Iran, Urmia County, Urmia University, West Azerbaijan Province

Battle of DimDim

The Battle of DimDim is the name for the battle between the Safavid Empire and the Sunni Kurds of Ottoman Empire between 1609 and 1610.

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Located at 37.55, 45.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:1609 in Asia, 1610 in Asia, Battle of DimDim, Battles involving the Safavid dynasty, Conflicts in 1609, Conflicts in 1610, History of Kurdistan, History of West Azerbaijan Province, Ottoman–Persian Wars