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 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]

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. http://www.amar.org.ir/DesktopModules/FTPManager/upload/upload2360/newjkh/newjkh/12.xls

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