The Zagros Mountains (Kurdish: Zagros - زاگرۆس, Persian: رشته كوههاى زاگرس), make up Iran's and Iraq's largest mountain range. They have a total length of 1 500 km. The north end is in northwestern Iran and they run near the border with Iraq and along the north coast of the Persian Gulf. The mountain range ends at the Straits of Hormuz. The highest points in the Zagros Mountains are Zard Kuh (4 548 m) and Mt. Dena (4 359 m).
The Zagros region is an important part of Persian Gulf oil production.
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- "Salt Dome in the Zagros Mountains, Iran". NASA Earth Observatory. Retrieved 2006-04-27.
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- Zagros, Photos from Iran, Livius.
- The genus Dionysia Archived 2019-12-04 at the Wayback Machine
- Iran, Timeline of Art History
- Mesopotamia 9000 - 500 B.C. Archived 2007-02-24 at the Wayback Machine