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Aran Destination Guide

Discover Aran in Iran!

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Aran in the region of Kermānshāh is a place located in Iran - some 217 mi (or 349 km) South-West of Tehran, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Aran

Local time in Aran is now 09:14 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tarik Darreh-ye Sofla, Sarab-e Dehlor, Do Rowzaneh, Deh Kohneh, Dehnow or Khezel. When in this area, you might want to check out Sarivah, Rostamabad, Qurahjil, Khalenjah, Qal'eh Dokhtar Kabr and Dehlor as well. We also found some pictures.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

3°C / 37 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature -3°C / 26 °F
Evening Temperature -2°C / 28 °F
Night Temperature -6°C / 21 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 96%
Air Pressure 851.1 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Thursday, 20th of December 2018
Light snow, calm, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: 2°C (36 °F)
Night: -2°C (29 °F)
Friday, 21st of December 2018
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 3°C (38 °F)
Night: -6°C (21 °F)
Saturday, 22nd of December 2018
Sky is clear, calm, broken clouds.
Sky is clear Day: -2°C (29 °F)
Night: -7°C (19 °F)


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Interesting facts about this location

Temple of Anahita at Kangavar

The Anahita Temple is the name of one of two archaeological sites in Iran popularly thought to have been attributed to the ancient deity Anahita. The larger and more widely known of the two is located at Kangāvar in Kermanshah Province. The other is located at Bishapur. The remains at Kangavar reveal an edifice that is Hellenistic in character, and yet display Persian architectural designs.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.41, 47.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:2nd-century BC architecture, Iranian architecture, Kermanshah Province

Ganj Dareh

Ganj Dareh ("Treasure Valley" in Persian, or "Treasure Valley Hill" if tepe/tappeh is appended to the name) is a Neolithic settlement in the Iranian Kurdistan portion of Iran. It is located in the east of Kermanshah, in the central Zagros Mountains. First discovered in 1965, it was excavated by Canadian archaeologist, Philip Smith during the 1960s and 1970s, for four field seasons. The oldest settlement remains on the site date back to ca.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.41, 47.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iran, Populated places in Kermanshah Province

Godin Tepe

Godin Tepe is an archaeological site in western Iran, situated in the valley of Kangavar in Kermanshah Province. Discovered in 1961, the site was excavated from 1965 to 1973 by a Canadian expedition headed by T. Cuyler Young Jr. and sponsored by the Royal Ontario Museum. The importance of the site was due to its control over the early lapis-lazuli trade between Badakhshan in Afghanistan and the Mesopotamian flood plain.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.41, 47.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iran, Former populated places in Iran, Kermanshah Province

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