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Gora Keleh Destination Guide

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Gora Keleh in the region of Golestān is a town in Iran - some 176 mi (or 284 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Gora Keleh is now 02:56 AM (Thursday). 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: Piji Hajji, Zabol Mahalleh-ye Pa'in, Kuy-e Farahbakhsh, Aq Band, Qarah Kileh or Balkanabat. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Hasht Mahalleh, Kamlar, Ghaffar Hajji, Tumiachlar Khvajeh Nafas, Dahaneh-ye Do and Basirabad. 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 37.02, 54.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 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

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 37.02, 54.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Caspian Sea, History of Iran, Khwarazmian dynasty