Related to Ahvaz city (located in Khuzestan province)
The length of this wetland is 100 km. and its width is between 15-75 km. It is limited from west by the Tigris River and form the east by the flat plains of Iran. Throughout, the Hoor is covered by reeds. The depth of the water towards the sides is shallow while in the center it is more than 7 m. Special canoes can be used in this wetland. The nature of Hoor and specially the surrounding inhabitants are of anthropological interest.
The township of Ahvaz is situated in the central portion of the province and has a warm and humid climate. Ahvaz is the center and largest city of the province and is located 874 km. from Tehran. In ancient times it was called "Hormozd Ardeshir" and then "Soq-ol-Ahvaz". ...
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