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Gurab Destination Guide

Explore Gurab in Iran.

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Gurab in the region of Eşfahān is a town in Iran - some 204 mi (or 328 km) South-West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Gurab

Current time in Gurab is now 07:16 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Korchan, Basra, Tehran, Torzeh, Shahivardi or Murestan-e Sofla. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tang Dozdan, Murestan-e 'Olya, Movareh, Mazra'eh Keymas, Gowhar Darreh and Farsesh. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

1909 Borujerd earthquake

The 1909 Borujerd earthquake also known as Silakhor earthquake occurred in Silakhor plain (in the south of today's Borujerd County), Persia on January 23, 1909. Around 8,000 fatalities were caused directly from the magnitude 7.3 earthquake. An indefinite number of aftershocks continued for six months after the main shock. The section on this fault ruptured was the same as the main rupture zone of the 2006 Borujerd earthquake.

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Located at 33.02, 49.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1909 earthquakes, 1909 in Iran, Earthquakes in Iran, History of Lorestan Province