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    دریاچه زریوار

    (Wikipedia) - Zarivar Lake Lake Zarivar زریوار Zrêbar Location Coordinates Primary outflows Basin countries Max. length Max. width Max. depth Water volume Surface elevation Settlements
    Iran, Kordestan Province
    35°32′N 46°08′E / 35.533°N 46.133°E / 35.533; 46.133Coordinates: 35°32′N 46°08′E / 35.533°N 46.133°E / 35.533; 46.133
    Zrêbar River
    5 km
    1.6 km
    6 m
    30.000,000 m³
    1,285 m

    Lake Zarivar (Persian: زریوار‎ Zarivār), also known as Zeribar or Zrewar (Kurdish: Zrêwar or Zrêbar),(Kurdish: زرێبار‎‎), is a lake in western Iran.

    • 1 Etymology
    • 2 Situation
    • 3 Gallery
    • 4 References
    • 5 External links


    The name is composed of zrê ("sea") and the suffix -bar (which in Kurdish means "lake").


    The lake is situated in the Iranian province of Kordestan west of Marivan and has a length of 5 km (3.1 mi) and a maximum width of 1.6 km (0.99 mi). The lake''s water is fresh and has a maximum depth of 6 metres (20 ft).

    Zeribar Lake is a major touristic attraction in the region. There is a great deal of folklore about the origins of this lake amongst the Kurdish people of the area.

    • Lake Zeribar, Marivan

    • Lake Zeribar, Marivan

    • Lake Zeribar, Marivan

    • Lake Zeribar, Marivan

    Panoramic view from Zrêbar in summer of 2007

    Panoramic view from totally frozen Zrêbar in winter of 2008

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