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  Mazandaran Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mazandaran (Persian: مازندران) is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian (Mazandaran) Sea in the north.
Mazandaran was part of the Persian province of Hyrcania.
Mazandaran, unlike much of the rest of the Iranian Plateau maintained a Zoroastrian majority until the 12th century CE, thanks to its isolation and hardy population which fought against the Caliph's armies for centuries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mazandaran   (856 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Mazandaran
Mazandaran (مازندران in Persian) is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian Sea in the north.
Mazandaran (Persian: مازندران;) is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian (Mazandaran) Sea in the north.
Mazandaran (مازندران in Persian) is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian Sea in the north.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mazandaran   (3073 words)

 Mazandarani language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spoken mainly in Iran's Mazandaran province, it is claimed to be unintelligible with respect to Persian ([1], p.66).
Its literary and administrative rank was lost to Persian perhaps long before the ultimate integration of Mazandaran into the national administration in the early seventeenth century.
An overwhelming majority of the population of Mazandaran Province are now bilingual [2], also speaking Persian.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gilaki_and_Mazandarani   (307 words)

 Mazandaran - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MAZANDARAN, a province of northern Persia, lying between the Caspian Sea and the Elburz range, and bounded E. and W. by the provinces of Astarabad and Gilan respectively, 220 m.
In the north the Caspian is encircled by the level and swampy lowlands, varying in breadth from io to 30 m., partly under impenetrable jungle, partly under rice, cotton, sugar and other crops.
The export trade is chiefly with Russia from Meshed-i-Sar, the principal port of the province, to Baku, where European goods are taken in exchange for the white and coloured calicoes, caviare, rice, fruits and raw cotton of Mazandaran.
78.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MA/MAZANDARAN.htm   (931 words)

 Iran: Holy Cow Statue Discovered in Mazandaran
Tehran, 28 September 2005 (CHN) -- Archaeological excavations in Gohar Tepe, in Mazandaran province in Iran, has led to the discovery of the remains of the statues of some cows which were most probably used in religious ceremonies.
Mazandaran is one of the most ancient provinces in Iran.
Archaeologists consider it as a unique discovery in Mazandaran province, and believe that with the discovery of the main worship place, more rhytons and statues could be found.
www.payvand.com /news/05/sep/1248.html   (399 words)

 Iranian Provinces: Mazandaran
he province of Mazandaran is 23,833 km2 (9,202 sq mi) in the north of Iran, bordering the Caspian Sea is to the north, the provinces of Tehran and Semnan lie to the south.
Mazandaran was a part of the ancient Persian province of Hyrcania.
During the reign of Nadir Shah, Mazandaran practically was used as a front to confront Imperial Russia.
www.iranchamber.com /provinces/26_mazandaran/26_mazandaran.php   (386 words)

 French and Canadians to Explore Mazandaran Caves in Iran
Mazandaran is one of the most historical provinces of Iran, the inhabitants of which have lived in urbanized societies from the 5th millennium BC.
Mazandaran caves including Kumishan, Kamarband, and Hoto are the most important historical caves of the country, in which some evidence of cave dwelling human beings have been discovered.
Kumishan is one of the famous caves of Mazandaran which dates back to the Paleolithic era and the new discoveries indicate that it was then used as a human habitation.
www.payvand.com /news/05/nov/1187.html   (367 words)

 Mazandaran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mazandaran (مازندران in Persian) is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian Sea in the north.
It is traversed by the Elburz Mountains, which run parallel to the Caspian Sea and divide the province into many isolated valleys.
A View on Folkloric Music of Mazandaran Essay about the ritual songs and music of Mazandaran.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Mazandaran.html   (278 words)

T he province of Mazandaran is 23,833 km2 (9,202 sq mi) in the north of...
Mazandaran or Mazenderan was a part of the Persian province of.
Mazandaran is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian (Mazandaran) Sea in the...
www.logicjungle.com /wiki/Mazandaran   (253 words)

 A View on Folkloric Music of Mazandaran
Ritual songs and music of Mazandaran too, like other kinds of music rooted in history, culture and native beliefs are an expression of the sufferings, pains, beauties, joys and sorrows of this land.
With the passage of time the whispers expressing the memories of the men and women, sorrow and joy, epics and heroic stories, love and passion, the shepherds' songs and…has assumed a rhythmical framework and finally it has created a rich collection of folkloric music of this area.
Charvadars, were hawkers in ancient Mazandaran who took their commodities such as rice, wheat, cereals, coal and charcoal with their cattle to nearby towns and instead brought back tea, naphtha, sugar and other necessary commodities to their own area.
www.payvand.com /news/00/nov/1001.html   (1925 words)

 Mazandaran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Thus there are hardly any sound vestiges remaining from pre-Islamic periods in the coastal plains of Mazandaran.
After the dissolution of the feudal government of Tabarestan, Mazandaran was incorporated into modern Persian Empire by Shah Abbas I in 1596.
Being formerly part of the greater province of '''Taparestan''' or '''Tabaristan''', two famous 9th-century Persian scholars are from Mazandaran, both commonly called "al-Tabari" (meaning simply "from Tabaristan").
q-basic.xodox.de /Mazandaran   (624 words)

 Mazandaran Province
The nature of Mazandaran province is under the influence of geographical latitude, Albroz heights, elevation from sea level, distance from the sea, southern wildernesses of Turkmenistan, local and regional wind currents, and diverse vegetation cover.
Suitable environmental conditions, pleasant and moderate climate, beautiful natural landscapes, and closeness to Tehran have caused this province to be one of the main recreational and tourism areas of the country.
It was famous as "Sooldeh" in the past and is amongst the oldest cities of west Mazandaran.
www.iccim.org /English/Iran/mazandaran   (2355 words)

 Intercaspian: Photo collection from Mazandaran
The city is divided by the Babol river into eastern and western sections and has a beautiful fishing port and recreational areas on the banks of the river.
On the west coast of the Mazandaran province, surrounded by orange orchards, Ramsar is a seaside resort built on a narrow land strip.
The town extends from the shore to the slopes of the forested Alborz mountains.
www.intercaspian.com /photobank/ir/mazandaran/pb_mazandaran1.html   (390 words)

 Ancient tombs of unknown ethnic group discovered in Mazandaran
Of the fifteen graves excavated in the 2800-year old cemetery, three were different, in that they contained three skeletons with dolichocephalic (long-headed) skulls which were covered with a layer of earthenware, and their walls were reinforced by earthenware, too, he added.
Experts have surmised that the three people belonged to a non-indigenous nation, since the inhabitants of Mazandaran at that time were a round-headed nation, he added.
Since no other examples of skeletons with dolichocephalic skulls have been found in the region, it is believed that the ethnic group of the three people probably either left the Iranian plateau or immigrated to other regions of Iran.
www.mehrnews.ir /en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=181819   (265 words)

 Search Results for "Mazandaran"
Mazandaran, (mazan´daran´) (KEY) or Mazanderan (mazan´-deran´) (KEY), province (1991 pop.
It is the trade center for a farm region where citrus fruit,...
33,338), Mazandaran prov., N Iran, on the Caspian Sea.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Mazandaran   (203 words)

 International Rice Commission Newsletter vol.47
The monthly temperatures and rainfall of Gilan - which are similar to those of Mazandaran - during the rice-growing season vary from 19° to 25°C and 25 to 125 mm, respectively.
Some areas in Gilan and Mazandaran Provinces are suitable for producing a second crop, but careful thought needs to be given to whether a short-duration rice crop or a ratoon crop is better or, alternatively, whether another cropping pattern might be more profitable for farmers.
Nemat, a newly released variety with high yield potential (>7 tonnes/ha) with a mild aroma and good grain quality, coupled with resistance to blast and tolerance to stem borer, is believed to have been planted to 13 000 ha in 1996 and may replace some of the traditional local types.
www.fao.org /docrep/003/w8595t/w8595t05.htm   (3114 words)

 Ancient gold and silver earrings discovered at Mazandaran’s Lafurak cemetery
The young man was buried wearing a gold earring on his right ear and a silver one on his left ear, indicating he was a prominent person in his time, archaeologist Mehdi Abedini said on Monday.
The skeletons were covered with a layer of earthenware, and their walls were reinforced by earthenware, too, he added.
Experts have surmised that the three people belonged to a non-indigenous nation, since the inhabitants of Mazandaran at that time were a round-headed nation.
www.mehrnews.com /en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=189800   (247 words)

 University of Mazandaran
It was established in September 1979 by merging the former local colleges and institutions,including the School of Economics and Social Seiences, the Graduate School of Basic Sciences, the College of Technical Teacher Training, Colledge of Agriculture, School of Medicine and College of Natural Resources.
Today the University of Mazandaran consists of six faculties, offering undergraduate courses of studies leading up to bachelors degrees (B.A or B.S) in thirty one departments; twenty six of these programs extend to postgraduate levels of M.A and M.Sc.There are also some few Ph.D departments in the faculties of Humanities, Basic Sciences and Engineering.
The Faculties of the University of Mazandaran are:
umz.ac.ir /english   (207 words)

 NCR Statement 09/10/95   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In a message to the workers of Qa'emshahr yesterday, the NCR President Massoud Rajavi saluted the protesters and called on the nation and the blue -collar workers to rise to their support.
The provincial governor, Gernamayeh, members of Mazandaran's Security Council, and Mazandaran's general director for intelligence, Niaz, held a security council session last night at 9:30 at the governor's office.
Reports from Mazandaran indicate that the No. 2 and 3 textile factories in Qa'emshahr are also on the verge of being shut down.
www.iran-e-azad.org /english/ncr/091095.html   (386 words)

 Drought and Flood Plague Iran's Rice Crop
The main areas of rice cultivation in Iran are Mazandaran and Gilan provinces (which produce 80 to 85 percent of the country's rice), with Golestan (Gorgon/Gonbad), Khuzestan, Esfahan, Khorasan, and Zanjan provinces also producing cotton (Figure 1).
The wet Caspian lowlands in the northern provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran are the primary growing areas, where heavy rainfall typically facilitates paddy cultivation in this sub-tropical, humid region.
High-yield rice varieties are grown primarily in Gilan, Mazandaran, and Khuzestan provinces.
www.fas.usda.gov /pecad2/highlights/2001/09/iran_rice/iran_rice_01.htm   (608 words)

 PFDC : Internet's Best Hangout for Iranian Football Fans - 42 players of IPL are from Mazandaran! Long live ...
But if any of you remember 20 years ago, Mazandaran hardly had any soccer players who could play at the national level like: Rahman Rezayee, Mehrdad Oladi and Yahya Golmohammadi, Etc. Mazandaran is usually famous for its Wrestling or volleyball or even Basketball.
So, being from Mazandaran myself, it is “very” good to know that not only we have 42 Mazandarani players that can play at IPL level but some of them also can play in the National Team too.
Mazandaran Is Where All The Kings Are From.
www.persianfootball.com /forums/printthread.php?t=9406   (1109 words)

 University of Mazandaran-News
The scientific and research cooperation between the two universities of Mazandaran and Toyohashi was expanded during the recent visit made by Dr. Mirnia, the Chancellor of the University.
He also added that the University of Toyohashi is one of the most recognized universities in the world; and from 2001 the University of Mazandaran has done its best to establish strong relations with this university.
He reiterated that the current relations with important universities of Berlin Industrial University and Gotingen University of Germany,Rice Research Institute of the Philippines, and Astrakhan University have provided the University with a unique opportunity in furthering its research and scientific goals.
www.umz.ac.ir /en/news/news4.asp   (251 words)

On the North- west, Mazandaran Province has border with the Turkmenistan.
Apart from the breathtaking shores and seaside villas, Mazandaran has a large number of historical sites in the following towns: Behshahr: The ancient bridge of Aq Qala on the Gorgan River, Safi Abad Palace, the historical buildings of Abbasid pool, and the caves of Kamarband and Huter that contain relics from the early humans.
As Mazandaran is a beautiful province, there are a lot of tourist facilities such as hotels, motels, villas, etc., in the towns across the province.
www.irantour.org /Iran/province/Mazandaran.html   (349 words)

 Mazandaran - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Oil wealth has stimulated industries in food processing, cement, textiles, cotton, and fishing.
Mazandaran changed hands often early in its history and was incorporated into the Persian Empire by Shah Abbas I in 1596.
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Mazandaran" at HighBeam.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/M/Mazandar.asp   (249 words)

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