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Chanaqchi-ye Sofla Destination Guide

Touring Chanaqchi-ye Sofla in Iran.

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Chanaqchi-ye Sofla in the region of Markazi is located in Iran - some 100 mi (or 162 km) West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Time in Chanaqchi-ye Sofla is now 10:39 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Bagh Kord, Zambar, Aq Bolaq, Zanjan, Yariabad or Arak. Being here already, consider visiting Tireh, Varchand, Lar, Chanaqchi-ye Sofla, Janaqchi-ye Bala and Amirabad. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

1962 Buin Zahra earthquake

The 1962 Buin Zahra earthquake occurred on September 1, 1962, in the area of Buin Zahra, Qazvin Province, Iran. 12,225 fatalities resulted from the massive, magnitude 7.1 earthquake. Qazvin Province lies in an area of Iran that experiences large earthquakes. The 1962 event originated on one of many faults in the area, called the Ipak Fault. Believed to have been reactivated multiple times, the fault is extensive and could still pose a threat to locals.

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Located at 35.42, 49.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 19 mi away.
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