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Aliabad-e Kurgan Destination Guide

Explore Aliabad-e Kurgan in Iran.

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Aliabad-e Kurgan in the region of Golestān is located in Iran - some 196 mi (or 315 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Time in Aliabad-e Kurgan is now 04:45 PM (Saturday). 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: Shoghal Tappeh-ye 'Olya, Nowjerd, Rostam Kalateh, Hajji Qush, Qushjanabad or Sistan Mahalleh. Since you are here already, consider visiting Qorban Mohammad, Uja Kuh, Gamshili-ye Vakili, Burbur Tappeh, Qeshlaq-e Yolqi and Qan Qermeh. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Tureng Tepe

Tureng Tepe ("Hill of the Pheasants") (alternatively spelled in English as Turang Tappe/Tape/Tappa/Tappeh) is an archaeological site in northeastern Iran, in the Gorgan plain, approximately 17 km northeast of the town of Gorgan. The oldest remains on the site date to the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods. The Bronze Age settlement portion of the site dates from approximately 3100-2900 BC through 1900 BC.

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Located at 36.99, 54.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iran, History of Golestan Province

Gorgan Airport

Gorgan Airport is an international airport in Gorgan, Iran. It is located at some 2 kilometers west of the Gorgan-AqQala Highway, and some 6 kilometers north of the city of Gorgan, the capital of Golestan province. There are services to Tehran, Mashhad and Zahedan from the airport. There are also rather non-regular flights to Saudi Arabia & Syria.

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Located at 36.99, 54.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iran, Buildings and structures in Golestan Province

Behkadeh Raji

Behkadeh Raji is the first leper colony, which was built as an economically self-sufficient, independent village. It was built in 1961 on initiative of Farah Pahlavi in Iran. The aim of the village concept was to not only achieve optimal care of lepers by the coexistence of healthy and diseased but also information and dialog with the public about leprosy sufferers. This is the same Colony that Forough Farrokhzads film Khaneh siah ast is about.

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Located at 36.99, 54.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Leper colonies