Chuar-chira Square

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Chahar-cheragh Square at night

Chuar-chira Square (Kurdish: چوارچرا, Chwar Chira, Persian: میدان چهارچراغ) (meaning Square of the four candles), is a known square in center of city of Mahabad where after Iranian invasion in 1947, Qazi Muhammad the president of Republic of Mahabad was hanged in public as well as other leaders of the republic in Mahabad and Bukan. In 2005 the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran reported that about 50.000 persons had demonstrated against the Iranian gouverment. The reason was the death of Shivan Qaderi.

It is now officially called Shardari Square. This square is one of the oldest places of Mahabad city.

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