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Gorgan Destination Guide

Delve into Gorgan in Iran!

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Gorgan in the region of Golestān with it's 244,937 residents is a place located in Iran - some 186 mi (or 299 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Gorgan in Iran

Local time in Gorgan is now 08:01 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Gamishli Yelqi, Galan Tariki, Qarah Jelow, Khargush Tappeh, Hajji Qush or Ashkhabad. While being here, you might want to check out Nowjerd, Kamasi, Yalu, Valikabad, Mama'i and Gorgan as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

23°C / 74 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 28%
Air Pressure 827.1 hPa
Wind Speed Setting with 0 km/h (0 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 25th of April 2017
Light snow, calm, scattered clouds.
Light snow Day: 13°C (56 °F)
Night: 2°C (36 °F)
Wednesday, 26th of April 2017
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Thursday, 27th of April 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)

Videos

00:32 min ( August 31, 2012 by Benyamin Hakimi)
Views: 237 - Rating: 5/5

Roof Of Gorgan City Produced in Gorgan Broadcasting

Picnic in ALANGDARRE

03:42 min ( June 11, 2009 by Farhad Montazeri)
Views: 908 - Rating: 5/5

A clip on me and my brother trying to set up a small fire in ALANGDARE jungle, Gorgan, Iran. we went there almost a week ago with some of our relatives. the weather was fine. It was a nice sunny day a...


14 Best Sarv Documantry Photographers in...

04:11 min ( October 14, 2012 by Sarv Art Magazine)
Views: 130 - Rating: 0/5

After announcing and initiating 4 workshops for the Public specializing in Documentary Photography each in different Regions of Iran with the support of Seyhoun Art Gallery and after the final Judgeme...

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Interesting facts about this location

Behkadeh Raji

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.84, 54.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Leper colonies

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.84, 54.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iran, Buildings and structures in Golestan Province

Tureng Tepe

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.84, 54.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iran, History of Golestan Province

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