Lorestan

(Province)

Province Capital: Khoramabad

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Lorestan Province Description

 

Lorestan province is located in the heart of the Zagros Mountains with numerous waterfalls and historical monuments, such as the fortress of Falak Olafakl, and is the destination for tourists traveling to Iran.
Lorestan is a mountainous province in the southwest of Iran, which is all over the Zagros Mountains. The climate is diverse, so it can be felt from the northeast to the southwest. The temperature difference is high in Lorestan cities.


The economy of Lorestan is based on agriculture. More than one million hectares of forest area is one of the most valuable forest reserves in the Lorestan province. Oak is the most important plant species in Lorestan. Animals such as Kaiser's spotted newts (Neurergus kaiseri) are the exclusive species of this province.

Lorestan has a lot of natural attractions due to its location among the Zagros heights and abundant water resources. Gohar Lake, Oshtorankh, Reversed Tulips, Shoorab Forest Park is part of the natural attractions of this province.
Due to archaeologists' findings, Lorestan is one of the first human settlements and its bronze is of great archaeological significance. The historic significance of Lorestan is so high that it is dedicated to one of the four sections of the National Museum of Iran.

Lorestan has a lot of natural attractions due to its location among the Zagros heights and abundant water resources. Gohar Lake, Oshtorankh, Reversed Tulips, Shoorab Forest Park is part of the natural attractions of this province.
Due to archaeologists' findings, Lorestan is one of the first human settlements and its bronze is of great archaeological significance. The historic significance of Lorestan is so high that it is dedicated to one of the four sections of the National Museum of Iran.
 There are more than 250 rock shelters and caves in the province, most of them registered in the national monuments list. Among these caves are Hoomiyan one and two and Marmalas in the city of Kohdasht.
 The old bridges and fortresses that have survived are abundant in this province, such as Pol Ddokhtar and Falkal-ol-Aflak Castle.
 Jameh mosques in Khorramabad and Borujerd are among the remains of historical mosques.