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Ahar Destination Guide

Explore Ahar in Iran

Ahar in the region of East Azarbaijan with its 94,348 inhabitants is a town in Iran - some 307 mi or ( 495 km ) North-West of Tehran , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Ahar

Current time in Ahar is now 01:33 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Tehran " with a UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ba'bastlu, Mordeh Katan, Dizaj-e Talkhaj, Dizaj-e Chalu, and Sholeh Boran. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ba'bastlu . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Ahar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Iran's quake survivors struggle while waiting for aid

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Iran's government is facing criticism over its response to two earthquakes that killed 306 people. The quakes struck on Saturday afternoon flattening villages near the city of Tabriz and Ahar. Al Jaze ..

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Interesting facts about this location

2012 East Azerbaijan earthquakes

The 2012 East Azerbaijan earthquakes occurred near the cities of Ahar and Varzaqan in Iran's East Azerbaijan Province, on August 11, 2012, at 16:53 Iran Standard Time. The two quakes measured 6.4 and 6.3 on the moment magnitude scale, and were separated by eleven minutes. The epicenter of the earthquakes was 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Tabriz.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.32 46.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: 2012 earthquakes, 2012 in Iran, Earthquakes in Iran, East Azerbaijan Province

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Ahar