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Qarah Jelow Destination Guide

Discover Qarah Jelow in Iran

Qarah Jelow in the region of Golestān is a town located in Iran - some 183 mi or ( 295 km ) North-East of Tehran , the country's capital .

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Local time in Qarah Jelow is now 08:17 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Tehran " with a UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nowjerd, Hajji Qush, Piji Hajji, Patbagh, and Karkhaneh Ab. When in this area, you might want to check out Nowjerd . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Qarah Jelow ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gorgan Airport

Gorgan Airport is an international airport in Gorgan, Iran. It is located at some 2 kilometers west of the Gorgan-AqQala Highway, and some 6 kilometers north of the city of Gorgan, the capital of Golestan province. There are services to Tehran, Mashhad and Zahedan from the airport. There are also rather non-regular flights to Saudi Arabia & Syria.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.91 54.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Airports in Iran, Buildings and structures in Golestan Province

Behkadeh Raji

Behkadeh Raji is the first leper colony, which was built as an economically self-sufficient, independent village. It was built in 1961 on initiative of Farah Pahlavi in Iran. The aim of the village concept was to not only achieve optimal care of lepers by the coexistence of healthy and diseased but also information and dialog with the public about leprosy sufferers. This is the same Colony that Forough Farrokhzads film Khaneh siah ast is about.

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Located at 36.83 54.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Leper colonies