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Zarrineh Rood (Cheqtoy Chay) River

in Orumieh city | West Azerbaijan province
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Zarrineh Rood (Cheqtoy Chay) River

Related to Orumieh city (located in West Azerbaijan province)
This river originates from the mountains of Chehel Cheshmeh of Kurdestan. After flowing through the western part of the vast alluvial plain of Miandoab it divides into branches, ultimately flowing into lake Orumieh. The length of this river being 300 km. and its river basin being over 1100 sq. km. On this river a large dam, including a diverting one (Nowrooz Mehr), has been constructed and is about 70 km. from the city of Miandoab. Fishing is allowed in this river where there is a variety of fish.
The township of Orumieh (Urmiah) lies between the western banks of the Lake Orumieh and the country of Turkey. The capital of which is the city of Orumieh. This city is located 951 km from Tehran and 13 km. west of Lake Orumieh on a green plain. Situated ...
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