Yush, Mazandaran

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Tomb of Nima Yushij in Yush
Tomb of Nima Yushij in Yush
Yush is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°11′31″N 51°43′25″E / 36.19194°N 51.72361°E / 36.19194; 51.72361Coordinates: 36°11′31″N 51°43′25″E / 36.19194°N 51.72361°E / 36.19194; 51.72361
Country  Iran
Province Mazandaran
County Nur
Bakhsh Baladeh
Rural District Sheykh Fazlolah-e Nuri
Population (2006)
 • Total 154
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Yush (Persian: يوش‎‎, also Romanized as Yūsh)[1] is a village in Sheykh Fazlolah-e Nuri Rural District, Baladeh District, Nur County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 154, in 57 families.[2]

Yush lies in the Alborz Mountains and is known as the birthplace of Nima Yooshij, an influential contemporary poet and the father of the new-era poem in Iran.

On Friday 28 May 2004 at 17:08 local time (12:38 UTC), it was at the epicentre of the Mazandaran-Qazvin earthquake, which measured 5.5 on the Richter scale.[1]


  1. ^ Yush can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3088697" 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.