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Introduction of Ardabil province - City Of Ghermi

Introduction of Ardabil province - City Of Ghermi

Ghermi County (Persian: شهرستان گرمي) is a county in the Ardabil Province of Iran. It is placed in north of Ardabil city. The capital of the county is Ghermi. About 128,000 people were living in this county in 2008 - of that 38,000 people were living in Ghermi city (center of county). The history of the county reaches back to 1734. Ghermi is located 120 km from Ardabil, the capital of the province. The yearly percipitation is 300 mm and a temperature of (-10 to 36 Celsius) allows farmers to reach good yealds in growing cereals. Ghermi is relatively new by Iranian standards; established in the year 900 of the Islamic calendar when Shah Ismail allowed to 5 Shiite families to migrate to this region. There were some other places and cities in Iran and Azerbaijan that are called Ghermi.

A Beautiful Shot From Ghermi

A Beautiful Shot From Ghermi

The researcher Kourosh Beheshti believes that before this history there was a fire altar. He believes that before this history there were followers of Mitra that is one of ancient religion in Iran living in the area. The most historical place in this county is Barzand Castle that was the castle of Afshin who battled with Babak Khorramdin in an earlier century of Islamic history. People of this county are Muslim and speak in Azeri language. The largest river of the county is Dareroud; it issues from southern and eastern foot of Sabalan and joins to Aras river on the northern border of Iran. This river is the largest internal river of the Ardabil Province.


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.

Attractive Nature of Ghermi

Attractive Nature of Ghermi

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.

Many beauty lakes: the largest of which are Gilarlul, are the habitats of some species of water birds. The beautiful Lake Gilarlu is located in an open area 03 km north-West of the city of Ghermi. It covers an area of 1.1 km2 and has an average depth of 1.5 metres. It is fed by Barzand rivers.




The Complex Sayyed Mir Aziz Mirzadeh Ghermi

Is A Holy Shrine In East Ghermi

Masjid Jameh

Ruins Of Once Magnificent And Unique Mosque.

Saheb Alzaman Mosque

This Comlex Dates Back To Qajar Period

Ghermi Khaja Nasir School

This Beautiful School Was Built During Qajar Period By Russian Soldier.

Ghermi Bridges

Ghermi Host Numerous Historical Bridges Namely Pol-E Moseyeb, Pol-E Tolon Chay River , Most Were Built During Safavid Era.

Lake Gilarlu

Located In A Hilly Area North West Of The City Of Ghermi And Covers An Area Of 210,000 M². The Surface Of The Lake Is Covered With A Thin White Layer Of Minerals, Being Useful For Healing Skin Diseases And Rheumatism. Near The Lake There Is The Mud Dam Complex Of Gilarlu.

Tolon Chay River

Meaning "A River With Quick Gradint" In Azarbayjani Language, This River Originates From The Khankandi Mountains And Passes Through Ghermi City. As A Result, Many Villages And Townships Have Settled Around This River. It Also Irrigates Much Of The Agricultural Lands In This County.

Azna Mountain

Azna (Persian: آزنا Azna; Also Called ?Zn?) Is An Inactive Stratovolcano In Ghermi Ghermi County Of Northwestern Iran About 20 Miles South-East Of Ghermi. Azna Is The Third Highest Mountain In Ghermi County. And Different Tourist Areas Such As The Tang Village. The Mountain Is Known For Its Beautiful Vistas.

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.

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