Hajij

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For the villages in Kermanshah Province, see Hajij-e Bozorg and Hajij-e Kuchek.
Hajij
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Hajij is located in Iran
Hajij
Hajij
Location in Iran
Coordinates: 35°10′N 46°20′E / 35.167°N 46.333°E / 35.167; 46.333
Country Flag of Iran.svg Iran
Province Kurdistan Province

Hajij (Kurdish: هه جيج/Hecîc; Persian: هجيج‎‎) is a village located in Kermanshah province of Iran.

The village is in a district called "Hawraman" which lies through the mountains of Shaho. The language spoken by the native people is a variant of Kurdish called Hewrami. The tomb of Kose Hajij is located in the village. There is a large spring about 2 kilometers away from the village called Kani Bil or Bil spring which is the largest Karst spring in the region.

The earliest archaeological records shows that the Hajij vicinity was inhabited by human since Middle Paleolithic Period. This evidence were discovered by archaeologists near the village and include stone tools that probably made by Neanderthals. .[1]

A cave site near Hajij village, where archaeologists discovered stone tools dating back to more than 40 thousand years ago in 2015

Coordinates: 35°10′N 46°20′E / 35.167°N 46.333°E / 35.167; 46.333

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