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Qorveh

Qorveh
قروه
city
Qorveh is located in Iran
Qorveh
Coordinates:
Country Iran
County Qorveh
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 65,842
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Qorveh (Persian: قروه‎‎; Kurdish: قوروه‌‎; Azerbaijani: Qürvə‌ Qurwe; also Romanized as Qurve and Qurveh[1]) is a city in and capital of Qorveh County, Kurdistan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 65,842, in 16,309 families.[2]

Situation

It is restricted from east to the Hamadan province from the north to Bijar, from south to Hamadan and Kermanshah and from west to Sanandaj. Its center is the city of Qorveh which is located in a large plain 93 km east of Sanandaj and northwest of Hamadan and has expanded in the direction of the Sanandaj road towards Hamadan. In the past the seat of rule of this city was the Qaslan Village. There the governor of the times was responsible for the construction of some buildings, a castle, mosque, bath, garden and large groves. Today, due to its distinctive geological characteristics, and mineral water springs, visitors and tourists are attracted to this city.

The majority of people in Qorveh speak Kurdish language and Azeri people speak Azerbaijani language.[3] The City of Ghorveh was sold in 1792 AD in amount of 23 TOMAN and again in 1820 AD in amount of 74 TOMAN (both deeds available if anyone interested for the research purpose. The second deed dated in 1820 has a seal of "Khosro Vali" nad over 30 other people. Khosrow Khan Vali incidentally was the head of Ardalan family and founder of Darol-Ehsan in Sanandaj, known as Masjed Jame.

References

  1. ^ Qorveh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3080405" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)".  
  3. ^ http://www.ghorveh.gov.ir/Default.aspx?TabID=62

External links

  • Qorveh municipality


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