Traveling to Tehran - what to see in the Iranian capital
The Tehran region is located in the central-southern part of the Elburz mountain range (Persian: Alborz), which extends in the north of Iran, from west to east, from Azerbayjan to Khorasan. The Elburz mountain range is divided into 3 slopes:
trip to Tehran: The region of Tehran is located in the central-southern area of the Elburz (Persian: Alborz) mountain chain that extends from north to east, from Azerbayjan to Khorasan. The Elburz mountain range is divided into 3 slopes:
Northern escarpment: the hills included in this escarpment are found in the regions of Tehran and Mazandaran.
Central / middle escarpment: it forms the northern limit of the region and is the highest part of the Elburz mountain chain. In this section there is Mount Damavand whose peak reaches 5671 meters. The summit of Damavand it is the ninth in the world by height. This imposing escarpment continues in the form of the Kandovan mountains and the Taleghan mountains in the northwest of the region to the junction of the Alamut river with the Taleghan-rud river. This slope also continues in the north-east of the region with the name of the Firuze-kuh and Savad-kuh mountain chain up to the valley of the river Firuze-kuh (main tributary of the Hableh-rud) which crosses the southern part of its eastern side . To the east of the valley of the Firuze-Kuh river, which after the reception of some tributaries takes the name of Hableh-rud, begins the heights of Shahmirzad. More Information