Qorveh

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Qorveh
قروه
city
Qorveh is located in Iran
Qorveh
Qorveh
Coordinates: 35°09′59″N 47°48′16″E / 35.16639°N 47.80444°E / 35.16639; 47.80444Coordinates: 35°09′59″N 47°48′16″E / 35.16639°N 47.80444°E / 35.16639; 47.80444
Country Iran
Province Kurdistan
County Qorveh
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 65,842
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Qorveh (Persian: قروه‎; Kurdish: قوروه‌‎; Azerbaijani: Qürvə‌ Qurwe; also Romanized as Qurve and Qurveh[1]) is a city in and capital of Qorveh County, Kurdistan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 65,842, in 16,309 families.[2]

Situation[edit]

It is restricted from east to the Hamadan province from the north to Bijar, from south to Hamadan and Kermanshah and from west to Sanandaj. Its center is the city of Qorveh which is located in a large plain 93 km east of Sanandaj and northwest of Hamadan and has expanded in the direction of the Sanandaj road towards Hamadan. In the past the seat of rule of this city was the Qaslan Village. There the governor of the times was responsible for the construction of some buildings, a castle, mosque, bath, garden and large groves. Today, due to its distinctive geological characteristics, and mineral water springs, visitors and tourists are attracted to this city.

The majority of people in Qorveh speak Kurdish language and Azeri people speak Azerbaijani language.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Qorveh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3080405" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^ http://www.ghorveh.gov.ir/Default.aspx?TabID=62

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