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Bu'in-e Sofla Destination Guide

Explore Bu'in-e Sofla in Iran.

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Bu'in-e Sofla in the region of Kordestān is located in Iran - some 308 mi (or 495 km) West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Time in Bu'in-e Sofla is now 02:42 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Chichuran, Karimabad, Govozleh, Dargah-e Sheykhan, Waynah or Qoli Qezran. Since you are here already, consider visiting Bezhi, Kolahvel, Valiabad, Nanur, Havareh Khul and Anjileh. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Muṣaṣir (Assyrian Mu-ṣa-ṣir and variants, including Mutsatsir, Akkadian for Exit of the Serpent/Snake), in Urartian Ardini (likely from Armenian Artin) was an ancient city of Urartu, attested in Assyrian sources of the 9th and 8th centuries BC. It was acquired by the Urartian King Ishpuini ca. 800 BC. The city's tutelary deity was Ḫaldi. The name Musasir in Akkadian means exit of the serpent.

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Located at 35.94, 45.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iran, Former populated places in Iran, History of Armenia, Mannaeans, Urartian cities