Dimdim Castle

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Dimdim Castle
قەڵای دمدم
Mount DimDim in Iran

Dimdim Castle (Kurdish: Qelay Dimdim قەڵای دمدم, Persian: قلعه دیمدیم‎) was a Kurdish fortress located on top of Mount DimDim in West Azarbaijan Province of Iran, just west of Lake Urmia. According to Kurdish oral tradition the fortress dates from the pre-Islamic period. It was rebuilt by the Amir Khan Lepzerin in 1609.[1]

See also[edit]


  • Hassanpour, Amir (1995-12-15). "Dimdim". Encyclopædia Iranica. Retrieved 2013-06-12.


  1. ^ Hassanpour, Amir. "DIMDIM". Encyclopædia Iranica. VII/4. pp. 404–405.