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Explore Mezban in Iran

Mezban in the region of Khūzestān is a place in Iran - some 297 mi or ( 478 km ) South-West of Tehran , the country's capital city .

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Time in Mezban is now 03:37 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Tehran " with a UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sangar-e Sofla, Marban, Basra, Al 'Amarah, and Tehran. Since you are here already, consider visiting Sangar-e Sofla . Where to go and what to see in Mezban ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Chogha Mish

Tappeh-ye Choghā Mīsh dating back to 6800 BC, is the site of a Chalcolithic settlement in Western Iran, located in the Khuzistan Province on the Susiana Plain. It was occupied at the beginning of 6800 BC and continuously from the Neolithic up to the Proto-Literate period. Chogha Mish Chogha Mish is located in IranChogha MishChogha Mish Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:32|12|33|N|48|32|46|E|type:city | |name= }}

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Located at 32.22 48.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Ancient cities, Archaeological sites in Iran, Clay tablets, Fertile Crescent, Former populated places in Khuzestan Province

Chogha Zanbil

Chogha Zanbil; Elamite: Dur Untash) is an ancient Elamite complex in the Khuzestan province of Iran. Chogha in Bakhtiari means hill. It is one of the few existent ziggurats outside of Mesopotamia. It lies approximately 42 km south-southwest of Dezfoul, 30 km west of Susa and 80 km north of Ahvaz.

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Located at 32.01 48.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Ancient Near East temples, Archaeological sites in Iran, Castles in Iran, Former populated places in Khuzestan Province, Iranian architecture, Shush County, World Heritage Sites in Iran

Chogha Bonut

Chogha Bonut (alternatively, sometimes, Choga Bonut) is an archaeological site in southwestern Iran, located in the Khuzistan Province. It is believed that the site was settled as early as 7200 BCE, making it the oldest lowland village in southwestern Iran. The site was accidentally discovered in 1976 when the mound was in the process of being levelled for agribusiness development. Helene Kantor, then working at Chogha Mish nearby, hurried to the site and received a permit to investigate it.

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Located at 32.22 48.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Ancient cities, Archaeological sites in Iran, Fertile Crescent, Former populated places in Iran, Populated places established in the 8th millennium BC

Gundeshapur

Gundeshapur was the intellectual center of the Sassanid empire and the home of the Academy of Gundishapur. Founded in 271 CE by the Sassanid king Shapur I, Gundeshapur was home to a teaching hospital, and also comprised a library and an centre of higher learning. It has been identified with extensive ruins south of Shahabad, a village 14 km south-east of Dezful, to the road for Shush, in the present-day province of Khuzestan, southwest Iran.

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Located at 32.28 48.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 271 establishments, Former populated places in Khuzestan Province, Persian words and phrases, Populated places established in the 3rd century

Academy of Gondishapur

The Academy of Gondishapur, also Jondishapur, was a renowned academy of learning in the city of Gundeshapur, Iran/Persia during late antiquity, the intellectual center of the Sassanid empire. It offered training in medicine, philosophy, theology and science. The faculty were versed in the Zoroastrian and Persian traditions. According to The Cambridge History of Iran, it was the most important medical center of the ancient world during the 6th and 7th centuries.

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Located at 32.28 48.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Ancient universities, Educational institutions established in the 6th century, History of ancient medicine, Hospitals established in the 6th century, Khuzestan Province, Universities in Iran