Related to Zabol city (Sistan va Baluchestan Province)
Also known as: Zarang Ancient City, Zaranj Ancient City
The ruins of Zaranj ancient city (Or Zarang) which was once the capital of Sistan, is located in the plains alongside the Hamoon Lake. Historical records and documents show that this city in its own time was a thriving and flourishing one, even in the pre- Islamic period. Due to a change in the course of the Hirmand River or its overflow, these inhabited areas have been demolished. However, in the early Islamic era, the city of Zaranj was the capital of Yaqoob Lais and his successors.
It is believed that vestiges will be found related to the Achaemenian, Parthian, Sassanide and the pre-historic eras in the excavations to be carried out in this vicinity.
The township of Zabol is situated to the north of the province and from the north and east is neighboring Afghanistan. The border of Doost Mohammad Khan is the point of transit of passengers and cargo between Iran and Afghanistan. This township is in the west of Khorassan ...
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