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Aq Band Destination Guide

Discover Aq Band in Iran!

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Aq Band in the region of Golestān is a place located in Iran - some 179 mi (or 288 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital.

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Local time in Aq Band is now 08:26 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Qarah Jelow, Piji Hajji, Zabol Mahalleh-ye Pa'in, Kuy-e Farahbakhsh, Gomishan or Garilar Bonavar. When in this area, you might want to check out Hasht Mahalleh, Kamlar, Ghaffar Hajji, Arkh-e Kuchek, Hashem Ela and Basirabad as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Great Wall of Gorgan

The Great Wall of Gorgan is a series of ancient defensive fortifications located near Gorgan in the Golestān Province of northeastern Iran, at the southeastern part of the Caspian Sea.

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Located at 37.01, 54.18 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:1st-century architecture, Archaeological sites in Iran, Archaeology of Iran, Buildings and structures in Golestan Province, History of Iran, Iranian architecture, Walls


Abaskun was a port that existed in the Middle Ages on the southeastern shore of the Caspian Sea in the area of Gorgan. In his Geographia, Ptolemy mentions a river Sokanda in Hyrcania, which may have given the name to the city. The exact location of Abaskun remains unclear; most likely, it was situated near the mouth of the Gorgan River. According to Arab geographers, Abaskun was within a one- or three-day journey from Gorgan.

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Located at 37.01, 54.18 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Caspian Sea, History of Iran, Khwarazmian dynasty