Gonbad Kavoos City

Gonbad-e Qabus tower in Gonbad Kavoos
The township of Gonbad Kavoos is the biggest township of Golestan province regarding the area. This township is neighbors with Turkmenistan in the north and is limited by Khorassan province in the east, Minoo Dasht and Ali Abad at the south, Gorgan and Bandar Turkaman in the west. Its center is the beautiful town of Gonbad Kavoos and its distance from ancient Jorjan is 3 km. Its climate in the southern heights is temperate and at the foot a mountain and the southern plain is temperate and humid, but at the north of Gorgan it changes to a semi-arid and dry type.

The name of this town is related to Qabous Ebne Voshmgir, one of the Al-e-Ziar rulers. Jorjan was destroyed by Teimoorian and Mongol attacks, the city of Gonbad was made next to it. In 1937 it was named Gonbad Kavoos. It's original plan was executed in the early Pahlavi period and is example of a new city of Iran.
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Gonbad-e Qabus tower in Gonbad Kavoos
Gonbad-e Qabus tower in Gonbad Kavoos
Tomb of Khalid Nabi in Gonbad Kavoos
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Gonbad-e Qabus tower in Gonbad Kavoos
Tomb of Khalid Nabi in Gonbad Kavoos
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Gonbad-e Qabus tower in Gonbad Kavoos
Gonbad-e Qabus tower in Gonbad Kavoos
Gonbad-e Qabus tower in Gonbad Kavoos
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