Marivan

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Marivan Hashiye
مریوان حاشیه
Merîwan Hashiye
مەریوان حاشیه
City
Location in Iran
Location in Iran
Marivan Hashiye
مریوان حاشیه
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
ProvinceKurdistan
CountyMarivan
BakhshCentral
Founded1950s
Elevation
1,310 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 Hashiye (Kurdish: مەریوان, Merîwan Hashiye‎, Persian: حاشیه مریوان‎) is a city in the Kurdistan Province of Iran, in Iranian Kurdistan. Its population was 111,031 (in 2005). The city is located near the border of Iran and Iraq.

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

Mariwan is famous for its two boulevards, Falakay Penjwen and Falakay Halabja.

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  1. "The GeoNames Search Page Has Moved". geonames.nga.mil.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-20. Retrieved 2013-02-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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