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Avanak Destination Guide

Explore Avanak in Iran.

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Avanak in the region of Qazvīn is a place in Iran - some 61 mi (or 98 km) North-West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Avanak is now 10:27 AM (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: Yuj, Shahrestanak, Khoshkeh Chal, Tehran, Sowhan or Vikan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zavarak, Salaj Anbar, Pich Bon, Kineh Khaz, Varak and Vanash. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Alamut River

The Alamut River is a river of northern Iran. It flows through the southern Alborz mountain range into the Shah River. The Taliqan and Alamut rivers conjoin to form the Shah River.

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Located at 36.37, 50.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Iran

Alamut Castle

Alamut was a mountain fortress located in the South Caspian province of Daylam near the Rudbar region in Iran, approximately 100 km (60 mi) from present-day Tehran, Iran. The name means "Eagle's Nest. " Under the leadership of Hasan-i Sabbah, Alamut became the site of intense activity for the Shi'a Nizari Ismai'li, along with a smaller subgroup known as the Assassins, between 1090 and 1256 AD. During the medieval period, the castle functioned as the major stronghold of the Nizari Ismaili state.

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Located at 36.37, 50.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:840s architecture, Alamut, Castles in Iran, Iranian architecture, Medieval legends, Qazvin Province

East Alamut District

East Alamut District is a district in Qazvin County, Qazvin Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 12,519, in 4,128 families. The District has one city: Moallem Kalayeh. The District has three rural districts (dehestan): Alamut-e Bala Rural District, Alamut-e Pain Rural District, and Moallem Kalayeh Rural District.

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Located at 36.37, 50.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Iran, Districts of Qazvin Province, Qazvin County