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The township of Gorgan is situated in the southwest of the province and its neighbors are: Semnan province from south, Kord Kooy and Bandar Turkaman from west, Ali Abad and Gonbad Kavoos from east, and from north it is limited to Gonbad Kavoos. The center of province of Golestan. The distance between Gorgan and Tehran is 397 km. and has a temperate climate.

Gorgan (or Jorjan) was important city in the 4th century AH. specially at the time of Shamsolmaali Qabous Ebne Voshmgir. But from the 4th century lost its importance and was destroyed in the Mongol attack. Gorgan (Jorjan) before Islam, was one of the important provinces of Iran that almost had independence but in certain periods was a part of greater Khorassan. Due to the Mongol and Teimoorian attacks, Jorjan was destroyed. This town was known as Astar Abad till the end of the Qajar dynasty. Astar Abad was named Darolmomenin in the Safavid era. At the time of Nader Shah due to the Turkamans attack, a rampart was made around it. After that in the Qajarieh dynasty, it changed to a new and modern town. In recent times it has rapidly expanded.
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Gorgan Tower
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Gorgan - Golestan Province
Mellat Park - Gorgan
Gorgan - Golestan Province
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Gorgan - Golestan Province
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Gorgan - Golestan Province
Mirdamad Cultural Institute (MCI) - Gorgan
Gorgan in Golestan Province
Gorgan - Golestan Province
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Gorgan Tower
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Category: Public places
The Golestan National Park is the first Iranian National Park that is situated in the jurisdiction of Golestan, Semnan and Khorassan provinces. This park because ...
Category: Villages
The Ziyarat Village is situated at the distance of 12 km. to the south of Gorgan and has damp climate. The Ziyarat River crosses this village in east. The Poshteh ...
Category: Protected Zones
This area is situated in the southern heights of Gorgan and the southeast of Kord Kooy. In 1973, it was claimed as a protected place with 30,650 hectares in area. ...
Category: Mountains
The beautiful Jahan Nama mountains situated to the south of Gorgan and the south east of Kord Kooy and is a part of the eastern Alborz Mountains. Its height is ...
Category: Mountains
This mountain is 37 km. to the south of Gorgan and 6 km. to the southeast of the lower Shahkooh Village and its height is 3,813 meters. Gavkoshan is where the Sar ...
Category: Rivers
This river begins from the Aladaq Mountains in Bojnurd and after a long course about 200 km. and crossing the mountains, valleys, Kalan desert, the vicinities of ...
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