Qerveh, Zanjan

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Qerveh is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°03′32″N 49°22′55″E / 36.05889°N 49.38194°E / 36.05889; 49.38194Coordinates: 36°03′32″N 49°22′55″E / 36.05889°N 49.38194°E / 36.05889; 49.38194
Country Iran
Rural DistrictHowmeh
 • Total2,772
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Area code(s)0242536

Qerveh (Persian: قروه‎, also Romanized as Qorveh; also known as Farvah, Ghorveh, Quenveh, and Qurveh)[1] is a village in Howmeh Rural District, in the Central District of Abhar County, Zanjan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 2,772, in 720 families.[2]

Qerveh is one of the oldest villages in Abhar County. This area has more than three thousand years of history, leaving some remains: the old house built on cliff, the Imam Zadeh abol kheirebne mosabne jafar (امامزاده ابوالخیر بن موسی بن جعفر) and the old Sadat cemetery which has two young martyrs (Who has died in war against enemy): Seyed Abdol Karim ebne Saeed (سید عبد الکریم ین سعید)and Hossein ebne Rostam (حسین بن رستم). The Gherveh Spacious Mosque is here and the entrance bridge which has the Ahura Mazda logo on it.

Economic resources[edit]

The main source of income for villagers is through agriculture , farming and horticulture.

Agricultural products include grapes, walnuts,almonds and tomatoes.

The Old Qerveh Bridge


  1. ^ Qerveh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3080101" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.