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Ashuradeh-ye Kuchek Destination Guide

Touring Ashuradeh-ye Kuchek in Iran.

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Ashuradeh-ye Kuchek in the region of Māzandarān is located in Iran - some 161 mi (or 258 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Time in Ashuradeh-ye Kuchek is now 05:32 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: Khazeyni, Dasht Kalateh-ye Gharbi, Baqu Kenareh, Kuy-e Farahbakhsh, Tehran or Ashuradeh-ye Bozorg. Being here already, consider visiting . We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Ashūradeh, or Ashur Ada, is the only island of the Iranian coast of the Caspian Sea. Ashuradeh's surface is 800 hectares . It is located on the eastern end of the Miankaleh peninsula in the county of Behshahr of Māzandarān Province of Iran, 3 kilometres from Bandar Torkaman and 23 kilometres from Gorgan. The island can be reached via Bandar Torkaman. Over 40% of Iran's caviar is produced near Ashūradeh Island.

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Located at 36.83, 53.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Golestan Province, Islands of Iran, Islands of the Caspian Sea

Miankaleh peninsula

Miyānkāle peninsula is a narrow but long peninsula in Māzandarān Province in the north of Iran situated in the extreme south-eastern part of the Caspian Sea. The long and narrow peninsula is 48 km long, and between 1300 and 3200 meters wide. It sets apart the Gorgan Bay from the Caspian Sea. The elevation of the peninsula from the sea level is 23 meters and four villages are situated on it namely: Ashuradeh, Qezel-e shomali, Qezel-Mehdi and Qavasatl.

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Located at 36.83, 53.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Biosphere reserves of Iran, Caspian Sea, Maps of Mazandaran, Peninsulas of Iran, Ramsar sites in Iran

Galugah County

Galugah County is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Galugah. It was separated from Behshahr County in 2005. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 39,450, in 10,365 families. The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Kolbad District. The county has one city: Galugah.

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Located at 36.83, 53.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Counties of Iran, Counties of Mazandaran Province, Galugah County


Abaskun was a port that existed in the Middle Ages on the southeastern shore of the Caspian Sea in the area of Gorgan. In his Geographia, Ptolemy mentions a river Sokanda in Hyrcania, which may have given the name to the city. The exact location of Abaskun remains unclear; most likely, it was situated near the mouth of the Gorgan River. According to Arab geographers, Abaskun was within a one- or three-day journey from Gorgan.

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Located at 36.83, 53.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Caspian Sea, History of Iran, Khwarazmian dynasty