Marivan

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Marivan
مریوان

Merîwan
مەریوان
City
Location in Iran
Marivan
مریوان
Coordinates: 35°31′37″N 46°10′35″E / 35.52694°N 46.17639°E / 35.52694; 46.17639Coordinates: 35°31′37″N 46°10′35″E / 35.52694°N 46.17639°E / 35.52694; 46.17639
Country  Iran
Province Kurdistan
County Marivan
Bakhsh Central
Founded 1950s
Elevation 1,310 m (4,300 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 91,664
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) (+98)87

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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