Katale Khor

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Katale Khor.

Katale Khor (Persian: کتله‌خور‎,Azerbaijani: کتله خور) is a cave located in Zanjan Province, Iran. It is situated 120 km south of Zanjan city and is about 410 km from Tehran. The name, Katale Khor, means "mount of the sun".[1] The road from Zanjan to Katale Khor passes Soltaniyeh, an ancient Ilkhanid city.

The cave was discovered about 90 years ago.[2]


  1. ^ "Katale Khor Cave". irantouronline.com. 2008-07-29. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
  2. ^ "غار کتله خور غار نور". aftabi.ir. 2008-07-29. Retrieved 2008-07-29.

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Coordinates: 35°50′08″N 48°09′42″E / 35.83556°N 48.16167°E / 35.83556; 48.16167