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Meqyas-e Qadim Destination Guide

Delve into Meqyas-e Qadim in Iran!

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Meqyas-e Qadim in the region of East Azarbaijan is a place located in Iran - some 324 mi (or 521 km) North-West of Tehran, the country's capital.

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Local time in Meqyas-e Qadim is now 03:26 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Arabshah Khan, Zirian, Meqyas-e Qadim, Meqyas-e Jadid, Kafshan Eyvi or Yerevan. While being here, you might want to check out Tappeh Sangar, Khas, Kabudan, Joghanab-e Sofla, Gubetsi and Kaleybar as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Arasbārān or Qaradağ, is a UNESCO registered biosphere reserve (since 1976) and an Iranian Dept. of Environment designated "Protected Area" in East Azarbaijan Province, Iran, with a varying altitude from 256m in the vicinity of Aras River to 2896m and covers an area of 78560 hectares. It include some historical places like Babak Khorramdin's Castle. The biosphere is also home for 23,500 nomads who are living in transition buffer in 2000 altitude.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.85, 47.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Biosphere reserves of Iran, East Azerbaijan Province, Geography of Iran