Ghermi is located about 50 km from the Caspian Sea,
108 km from the city of Ardabil. It has an average
altitude of 1050 m and total area of 1752 km2.Neighboring
on the Caspian Sea and the Republic of Azerbaijan, this
city is of great political and economical
significance.It is located on an open plain 1,100 m
above sea level, just east of Mount Azna (2,100 m).
Ghermi (Persian and Azeri:
گرمي) is a historical city in north-western Iran.
The name Ghermi probably comes from the Parthian name.
Ghermi is the center of Ghermi . Its population is
estimated to be around 30,000, the dominant majority of
whom are ethnic Azerbaijanis. Notable for its shawl and
carpetand short-napped coarse carpet" trade tradition,
the ancient Ghermi Carpets are considered some of the
best of the classical Persian Rug creations.the ancient
valuable Ghermi vestige and things are be hold in
khashan museum. Ghermi is also known as the seat of a
World Heritage Site: a first piece of cloth woven in
Iran and discovered in Salala Village were to be kept in
Iran national museum.
Ghermi is an ancient city in the Ardabil province of
Iran, thought to have been founded in the Parthian
period. Ghermi is located in an area known for temperate
weather. It is an important agricultural centre, the
county seat of Ghermi County, and the capital of Moghan.
It is relatively warm in summer and in winter relatively
cold weather, many tourists come to the region for its
cool climate during the hot summer months maximum
temperatures reaching to 35 °C . The winters are short
and cold, with a temperature plummeting to -13 °C. The
annual rainfall is around 335 mm.
Population (Metropolitan): about 28,000
Religion: Mainly Shi'a Islam
Ethnicity: Mostly Iranian Azeris
Language: The majority of the population speaks
Azerbaijani, however, most of Ghermi's population could
understand and speaks Persian as well.
and a few ancient bridges. In addition to these, in many
villages of Ghermi, relics of ancient monuments,
including tombs have been found. Being a city of great
antiquity, the origins of Ghermi go back 3000 to 6000
years (according to historical research in this city).
This city was the capital of Ghermi county in different
times, but its golden age was in the Parthian period.
Many cold springs and beautiful natural landscapes are
in Ghermi and around which attract tourists. The mineral
springs of Ghermi (khan bulaghi, Zarana, ) are notable
throughout Iran for their medicinal qualities.
Colleges and universities
Payam Noor University of Ghermi
Islamic Azad University of Ghermi
Jame elmi Karbordi University of Ghermi
Islamic Azad University of ungut
Payam Noor University of Ungut
The economy of Ghermi is partially agricultural,
partially tourist based, with some industries in
operation.Azar Gapu, the largest door factory of its
kind in the Middle East, is located in Ghermi.