Gilan province


  • No human cases of avian flu reported in Iran 2018-02-17 09:21

    No human cases of avian flu reported in Iran

    TEHRAN — Despite the outbreak of avian flu among the birds in the northern province of Gilan and also Tehran, no human cases of avian flu has been reported in Iran, head of communicable diseases department of the Ministry of Health has said.

  • Photo depicts some migratory birds particularly at Sorkhrud wetland on January 7, 2018. (Credit: Mehdi Mohebipour/Mizan Online) 2018-01-25 13:24

    Sorkhrud wetland, a refuge for migratory birds

    TEHRAN - Flocks of migratory birds particularly geese have taken refuge at Sorkhrud wetland in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.

  • colorful iran 2018-01-08 19:56

    Colorful Iran

    Gahvareh-bandan ritual in Gilan

    Gahvareh-bandan ritual is held on the tenth day after the birth of a baby in Gilan province, northern Iran.

  • Men’s costume in Gilan Province 2017-12-03 09:10


    Men’s costume in Gilan Province

    Men living in highlands and lowlands of the northern province of Gilan wear very different outfits.

  • women costume in Gilan Province 2017-11-28 19:21


    Women’s costume in Gilan province

    In Gilan province, northern Iran, women traditionally cover their head and hairs with ‘lachak’, which is a kind of scarf.

  • Roudsar leopard released back to wild  2017-11-05 20:00

    Roudsar leopard released back to wild

    TEHRAN — A Persian leopard that had been severely injured by getting caught in snare in February was fully recovered and released back to wild on Sunday.

  • Wooden fruit bowls are seen in a file photo 2017-10-17 08:37

    Tehran exhibit features wooden handcrafted vessels, utensils

    TEHRAN – A patchwork of wooden vessels and utensils, handcrafted by Iranian artisan Sajjad Badkoubeh, has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization in Tehran.

  • Downpour in northern Iran 2017-10-04 15:33

    Downpour in northern Iran amid drought forecast for southwest

    TEHRAN — While Iran’s Climatological Research Institute has projected drought for six southwestern provinces for the current water year, starting on September 23, torrential rain has shut down schools in Ramsar, northern province of Mazandaran.

  • A poster for the Rasht Cultural Nights in Tehran on Sept. 23 and 24, 2017 2017-09-11 19:02

    Milad Tower to host Rasht Cultural Nights

    TEHRAN – Rasht Cultural Nights will be held at the foot of Milad Tower in Tehran on September 23 and 24 to turn the spotlight on the rich history, traditions and charms of the northern city.

  •  A poster for “Iranian Cuisine, Tourism Culture” festival 2017-07-25 09:10

    Gorgan to host culinary festival

    TEHRAN – Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province in northern Iran, will host a culinary festival from August 2 to 4.