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Sulduz plain is one of the most important and fertilize places in West Azerbaijan and is the origin of many important civilization.

Sulduz Plain

Nov 15, 2019

Geographical location of Sulduz plain

First of all for finding a clean understanding of the formation of this fertilize plain need to understand the junction of Zagros and Ararat mountains. One of the highest points in this area is a mountain with the elevation of 3480 meters from sea level in Ghader plain which Oshnaviye is located on the east south of this mountain. In the east side we have another mountain range with total length of 20 km formed another mountain named Khan Tavoos and formed a point which is Ilanlu Dagh in the middle point of Urmia to Naghadeh. This mountains are in the north part of Sulduz plain.

West and southwest parts are formed by smaller mountains which Maran mount counted as one of this ones and then reach to a point named Farangi in the 25 km of Mahabad city. This mountains passes from the south part of Naghadeh and reach to the north part of Mahabad. In this part till the junction of Bahramloo bridge which is constracted on Gadar river till to the Urmia lake. So the south and south east of Sulduz plain separated from the other cities.

  • North: from west to east: Urmia lake and Ilanlu Dagh and Khan Tavoos till 6 km of Oshnaviyeh.
  • West: from north to south: branched hills from Khan Tavoos and Nalos river till Darband village.
  • South: from west to east: Ghale Maran and Farangi mountains till 20 km of Mahabad.
  • East: from south to north: from the rotation point of mountains in south to Gadar river.

Area: the length of the plain is about 54 km and the width is about 20 km. it mean the area more or less is about 1080 square km.

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Sulduz plain is one of the most important and fertilize places in West Azerbaijan and is the origin of many important civilization.