Columns of Khurheh Fire temple
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Khurheh (Persian: خورهه, also Romanized as Khūrheh, Khoorheh, and Khvorheh; also known as Khowrhen, Khūra, Khūrreh, and Kūrheh) is a village in Khurheh Rural District, in the Central District of Mahallat County, Markazi Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 627, in 224 families.
The village is located 12 miles (19 km) north of Mahallat, Markazi Province of Iran, with historical buildings believed to be of Parthian period. This site was first excavated by Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, on a treasure hunt. It also has an inscription on a rock that date to Seljuq Empire.
- Khurheh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3071449" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (EXCEL) on 2011-11-11.
- Kleiss, Wolfram. "COLUMNS". Encyclopedia Iranica. Retrieved 2009-10-01.
- Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran website(In Persian)
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