Aq Qala Destination Guide
Touring Aq Qala in Iran.
Aq Qala in the region of Golestān is located in Iran - some 192 mi (or 309 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital city.
Time in Aq Qala is now 04:44 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Nowjerd, Gamishli Yelqi, Qarah Jelow, Rostam Kalateh, Owja Bon or Mohammadabad. Being here already, consider visiting Qeshlaq-e Yolqi, Qal'eh Jiq-e Mohammad Aleq, Shur Hayat, Hajji Qush, Do Gunchi and Sahneh-ye Bala. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 37.01, 54.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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.
Located at 37.01, 54.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
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.
Located at 37.01, 54.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
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