Golestan Province

Area
20,380 km2
Capital
Gorgan
Language (s)
Farsi (official) and Azerbaijani & Turkmen Turkic
Population
1.777.014

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Main Cities
Aliabad County, Aq-Qala County, Azadshahr County, Bandar-e Gaz County, Gonbad-e Qabus County, Gorgan County, Kalaleh County,Kordkuy County, Maraveh Tappeh County, Minudasht County, Ramiyan County, and Torkaman County.
Famous Souvenir (s)
Fish, caviar, cotton, Omaj Halva, donuts, ginger, Colombo, Qotab, Babto, Paderazi, Nut Halva (for Kordkoy and Bandar-e Gaz), Spring bread and Kak bread (for Ramiyan) and Sweet bread (for Azadshahr)
Cover (s)
Chashu is a thick silk scarf in red and green color and also with square patterns, which is worn by Turkman women. Today it is worn in wedding ceremonies and is used to cover bride’s head and face. Telpek is an ordinary hat made from black lamb skin and was worn by youngsters. Another type is made of sheep skin and was usually worn by elderlies (Yasholi).
Famous Handicraft (s)
Woolen cloth, silk weaving, carpet, rug, Turkman cushion
Geography
Golestan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran, located in the north-east of the country south of the Caspian Sea.
Golestan enjoys mild weather and a temperate climate most of the year. Geographically, it is divided into two sections: The plains, and the mountains of the Alborzrange. In the eastern Alborz section, the direction of mountains faces northeast and gradually decreases in height. The highest point of the province is Shavar.
Museum (s)
Archaeological Museum of Gorgan, Gorgan Palace Museum, Crafts Museum of Gorgan, Natural History Museum in Aliabad, Anthropology Museum of Aliabad, Anthropology Museum in Gomishan, Minoodasht Museum, Azadshahr Museum, Wildlife Museum, Wildlife Museum of Mirzabaylo
Site Attractions (s)
Golestan National Park, Mausoleum of Makhtumgholi Feraghi, Gonbad-e Qabus Tower, Nahar khoran Forest Park, Chehel Chay (forty tea) Strait Forest, Lowe waterfall, Kaboodval waterfall, Gorgan mosque, Now-Deh Khanduz park, Mohsen Karim Abad shrine, Hezarpch hills, Ramian flower spring, Ghare-Su river, Gorgan river, Atrak river, and ...

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