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Ashurabad Destination Guide

Delve into Ashurabad in Iran!

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Ashurabad in the region of Golestān is located in Iran - some 174 mi (or 279 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital.

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Current time in Ashurabad is now 07:31 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Qarah Jelow, Zabol Mahalleh-ye Bala, Haj Mohammad Qezel, Gholamabad, Ashurabad or Balkanabat. While being here, make sure to check out Shahedeh, Qarah Qashli-ye Kuchek, Panji Sheykh, Asghar Hajji, Do Rud Mahalleh and Kord Kuy as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.86, 54.18 (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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.86, 54.18 (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