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Anarkul Destination Guide

Discover Anarkul in Iran!

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Anarkul in the region of Gīlān is a place located in Iran - some 132 mi (or 212 km) North-West of Tehran, the country's capital.

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Local time in Anarkul is now 05:37 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Pareh, Halyehvar, Anarkul, Ber Agur, Zanjan or Lafan Sara. When in this area, you might want to check out Tutak Bon, Rostamabad, Poshtehan-e Bozorg, Noqleh Bar, Kolosforush and Diveh Rud as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Marlik

Marlik is an ancient site near Roudbar in Gilan, north of Iran. The site of a royal cemetery, and artifacts found at this site date back to 3,000 years ago. According to G.N. Kurochkin, the archeological monuments Indo-Iranians and show similarities to the descriptions of the Avesta Yashts.

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Located at 36.86, 49.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iran, History of Gilan

Darband Cave

Darband Cave is a Lower Paleolithic site in the Gilan Province in northern Iran, located on the north side of a deep tributary canyon of the Siahrud River, a tributary of the Sefīd-Rūd River that flows into the Caspian Sea. The cave contains the first known evidence for Lower Paleolithic cave occupation in Iran.

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Located at 36.86, 49.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iran, Former populated places in Iran, Paleolithic, Pleistocene

1990 Manjil-Rudbar earthquake

The Manjil-Rudbar Earthquake occurred at 00:30:09 on June 21, 1990 . It caused widespread damage in areas within a one hundred kilometer radius of the epicenter near the city of Rasht and about two hundred kilometers northwest of Tehran. The cities of Rudbar, Manjil, and Lushan and 700 villages were destroyed, and over three hundred villages were affected. There was $200,000,000 in damage in Gilan and Zanjan provinces southwest of the Caspian Sea.

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Located at 36.86, 49.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1990 earthquakes, 1990 in Iran, Earthquakes in Iran, History of Gilan

Manjil Dam

Manjil Dam (originally named "Sefid River Dam") is a hydroelectric dam in Iran with an installed electricity generating capability of 87 MWh. It is situated in Gilan Province, and forms a reservoir with a capacity of 1.82 km .

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Located at 36.86, 49.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Hydroelectric power stations in Iran