Marivan

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Marivan
مریوان

Merîwan
مەریوان
City
Location in Iran
Location in Iran
Marivan
مریوان
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Country Iran
ProvinceKurdistan
CountyMarivan
BakhshCentral
Founded1950s
Elevation1,310 m (4,300 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total91,664
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Area code(s)(+98)87
WebsiteMariwan Municipality

Marivan (Kurdish: مەریوان, Merîwan‎, Persian: مریوان‎) is a city in the Kurdistan province in western Iran. Its population was 111,031 (in 2005 ). The city is located near the border of Iran and Iraq.

"Lake Zarivar" with length 5 km and a width of 1.6 km is located to the west of Marivan. The water of the lake is fresh and has a depth of 6 meters. Marivans people are mostly Kurds and followers of Islam.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://geonames.nga.mil/ggmagaz/
  2. http://www.amar.org.ir/DesktopModules/FTPManager/upload/upload2360/newjkh/newjkh/12.xls

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