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Explore Heris in Iran

Heris in the region of East Azarbaijan is a town in Iran - some 309 mi or ( 498 km ) North-West of Tehran , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Heris is now 02:09 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: Senowkesh, Qeshlaq, Jahangir, Yaychi, and Sa'idabad. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Senowkesh . Where to go and what to see in Heris ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Maragheh observatory

Maragheh observatory was an institutionalized astronomical observatory which was established in 1259 CE under the patronage of the Ilkhanid Hulagu and the directorship of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, an Iranian scientist and astronomer. Located in the heights west of Maragheh, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran, it was once considered one of the most prestigious observatories in the world.

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Located at 37.40 46.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 1260s, Astronomical observatories in Iran, Astronomical observatories of medieval Islam, East Azerbaijan Province, History of Iran


Gonbar is a village in Sahand foothill in East Azerbaijan Province in Iran. It is famous for slight weather during summer time and absorb lots of local tourist from cities around specially from Tabriz. The main occupation of the people is agriculture and gardening. Walnut is a major product.

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Located at 37.72 46.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Populated places in East Azerbaijan Province

Sahand Airport

Sahand Airport is an airport in Marageh, Iran.

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Located at 37.35 46.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Airports in Iran