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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 02:09 PM (Friday). 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

9°C / 48 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Night Temperature -7°C / 19 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1018.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 23rd of February 2019
Light snow, calm, scattered clouds.
Light snow Day: 6°C (43 °F)
Night: -6°C (21 °F)
Sunday, 24th of February 2019
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 8°C (47 °F)
Night: -7°C (19 °F)
Monday, 25th of February 2019
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °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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