Related to Mianeh city (located in East Azerbaijan province)
Also known as: Qız Körpüsü, Qiz Korposo, Ghiz Bridge
This bridge was constructed on the Qezel Ozan River 20 km. southeast of Mianeh. In the year 1946 in order to prevent the army entering into Azarbayjan, the bridge was covered with mines by the Democrats (Communists) of Aazarbayjan.
The age of the bridge is unknown, some archaeologists date it to the Sassanid era while other attribute to as being 8th centuryAD Muslim era construct. The bridge is constructed of three arches with the center arch narrower than the respective side arches.
Mianeh lies in the eastern most region of the province between the Bozqoosh and Qaflan Kooh (Ghaflankooh) mountain ranges. Mianeh stands 170 km. southeast of Tabriz. It has a warm Mediterranean climate with a maximum annual temperature of 19° C on an average.
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