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Sharafabad Destination Guide

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Sharafabad in the region of East Azarbaijan is a place in Iran - some 337 mi (or 542 km) North-West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Sharafabad is now 11:40 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Halnab, Mosul, Tolab, Tabriz, Sorkheh Dizaj or Gazan Band. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Henreh Jan, Mazra'eh-ye Shadi, Khak Vanaq, Kaljan, Kalan and Ali Yar. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Varzaqan County

Varzaqan County is a county in East Azerbaijan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Varzaqan. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 46,833, in 10,766 families. The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Kharvana District. The county has two cities: Varzaqan and Kharvana.

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Located at 38.61, 46.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Counties of East Azerbaijan Province, Counties of Iran, Varzaqan County

Sungun copper mine

The Sungun copper mine is located in East Azarbaijan, Iran, in Varzaqan county, 75km north west of the provincial town of Ahar. It is the most important geologic and industrial feature in the area and is the largest open-cast copper mine in Iran and is in the primary stages of extraction. The reserves are estimated to be as much as 995 million tons of copper ore. The ore is processed directly at a concentration plant at the mine.

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Located at 38.61, 46.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Copper mines in Iran, Varzaqan County


Saqandel is a small village in Varzaqan county in East Azerbaijan province of Iran with a population of 157. The cuneiform inscription in the village is the most famous historical monument in the region.

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Located at 38.61, 46.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Varzaqan County