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Asghar Hajji Destination Guide

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Asghar Hajji in the region of Golestān is a town in Iran - some 175 mi (or 282 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Asghar Hajji is now 12:03 AM (Monday). 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: Qarah Jelow, Qarah Tappeh, Safar Hajji, Haj Mohammad Qezel, Gholamabad or Balkanabat. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Shahedeh, Qarah Qashli-ye Kuchek, Panji Sheykh, Hasht Mahalleh, Asghar Hajji and Panj Peykar. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 36.88, 54.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iran, Buildings and structures in Golestan Province

Abaskun

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 36.88, 54.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Caspian Sea, History of Iran, Khwarazmian dynasty

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 36.88, 54.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 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