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Gilan

گیلان


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A province in north Iran by the Caspian sea, west of the province of Mazandaran, east of the province of Ardabil, north of the provinces of Zanjan and Qazvin. The center of the province is the city of Rasht. Other towns in the province include Astara, Astaneh-e Ashrafiyyeh, Fouman, Lahijan, Langroud, Masouleh, Manjil, Rudbar, Roudsar, Shaft, Talesh, and Somesara.









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Horses much on grass near the Abkenar Village, Anzali Lagoon by the Caspian Sea. Anzali Lagoon is one of last resorts of Iranian wildlife which needs to be protected against fast urbanization that has destroyed natural habitats of uniques living species.
Roodkhan Castle or Ghaleh Roodkhan is a Sassanid era military complex located 25 km Southwest of Fouman, nicely built at the two peaks of a mountain at elevations of 715 and 670 meters.
A boutique in Lahijan/Gilan has set a Traditional Dress known as Ghasemabadi which is a colorful attire used by villagers on special occasions. Ghasemabadi is also the name of a traditional dance displaying work on a Bijar (rice field)
A village House in the form of a Traditional apartment building in Roodbaneh of Gilan. Quake resistent and eco-friendly it's a nostalgic model, reminder of times when humans respected nature and lived peacefully without harming the environment.
Gray color 1st & 2nd Iron Age Pottery found in Deylaman. Emergence of grayscale pottery is directly related to discovery of iron which coincided with migrations of Arians. This phenomenon was first observed in northern parts of Iran.
Path through the Forest in Gilan that leads to Roodkhan Castle, a Sassanid era fortified complex  in the splendid vicinity of Fouman. Also known as Ghaleh Rookhan; Roodkhan is the short form of Roodkhaneh meaning river in Gilaki dialect of Iran.

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