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Chitgar Destination Guide

Discover Chitgar in Iran

Chitgar in the region of Razavi Khorasan is a town located in Iran - some 394 mi or ( 633 km ) East of Tehran , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Chitgar

Local time in Chitgar is now 12:41 PM (Wednesday) . 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: Ilkhi Khan, Salan Guch, Mir Feyzollah, Mashhad, and Nowruzi. When in this area, you might want to check out Ilkhi Khan . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Chitgar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

1895 Quchan earthquake

The 1895 Quchan earthquake occurred at about 11:30 local time on 17 January. It had an estimated magnitude of 6.8 on the surface wave magnitude scale and a maximum perceived intensity of VIII (Destructive) on the Mercalli intensity scale. It caused severe damage in Quchan County, particularly to the town of Quchan itself and there were an estimated 1,000–11,000 casualties. It was the last in a sequence of major damaging earthquakes that struck the area between 1851 and 1895.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.10 58.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: 1895 earthquakes, Earthquakes in Iran

Faruj County

Faruj County is a county in North Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Faruj. It was separated from Shirvan County in 2004. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 48,743, in 12,947 families. The county has two districts: Central District and Khabushan District. The county has one city: Faruj.

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Located at 37.23 58.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Counties of Iran, Faruj County, North Khorasan Province

1893 Quchan earthquake

The 1893 Quchan earthquake occurred at about 19:30 local time on 17 November. It had an estimated magnitude of 6.6 on the surface wave magnitude scale and a maximum perceived intensity of X (Intense) on the Mercalli intensity scale. It caused severe damage in Quchan County, particularly to the town of Quchan itself and there were an estimated 18,000 casualties.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.20 58.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1893 earthquakes, Earthquakes in Iran