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Matru Destination Guide

Explore Matru in Iran.

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Matru in the region of Kordestān is a town in Iran - some 300 mi (or 483 km) West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Matru is now 01:03 AM (Friday). 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: Siah Dar-e 'Olya, Jushan, Kirkuk, Karbala, Baghdad or Mazuj Darreh. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Kandeh Sureh, Belehjar, Istgah, Qeshlaq-e Afghanan, Kavereh Gowz and Miradeh. 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 36.2, 46.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iran, Former populated places in Iran, History of Armenia, Mannaeans, Urartian cities