Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari

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  • Shahr-e Kord to host exhibit of tourism, handicrafts 2019-09-06 17:18

    Shahr-e Kord to host exhibit of tourism, handicrafts

    TEHRAN – Tens of craftspeople and tour operators from all over the country are scheduled to partake in a major sales exhibition, which will be running from September 30 to October 4 in Shahr-e Kord, the capital city of western Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province.

  • Bakhtiari region 2019-07-23 12:24

    Photo: Maryam Rezaei

    Bakhtiari region

    Located in Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Province, Koohrang city and adjacent villages is one the most beautiful regions of Iran with its intact nature. Most of its residents are from Bakhtiari tribe boasting ancient rich culture living as nomads in foothills and beside rivers. The nomads of this region are known for producing meat, dairy, wool and handicrafts. Bakhtiari tribe has several rituals for death anniversary, wedding ceremony. The region hosts different large rivers like Karoon and Zayandehroud, which create several forests and pastures in the region. However, the residents at the region face depravity due to impracticable and inappropriate roads to meet their needs in providing water and electricity.

  • Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation provides financial stability in Charmahl and Bakhtiari province 2019-07-23 12:03

    Photo: Mehri Jamshidi

    Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation provides financial stability in Charmahl and Bakhtiari province

    Close to southwest Iran, in Charmahl and Bakhtiari province, almost 530 kilometers from the Iranian capital of Tehran, there are rich nature and culture around the rural remote landscapes of Chelgerd city, the center of Koohrang Country. Although the roaring Koohrang river – the source of Karoon and ZayandeRood rivers, two significant rivers of Iran – flows the ZardKooh mountain range, there are still devastating result of impracticable roads. Some residents struggle with the high cost of the living. The governmental organization – Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation – is one of the organizations which provide support to these deprived regions to give the resident financial stability. Some of these supports include founding to enrich the farming and cattle breeding which is the main occupation of the Bakhtiari resident of Koohrang City.

  • Flood in Lorestan 2019-04-01 21:14

    400 cities, villages inundated with floods nationwide: Minister

    TEHRAN-- Devastating floods have hit 400 villages and cities in 15 provinces across the country, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has said.

  • Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari’s H1 wool felt exports up 116%   2018-10-31 20:50

    Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari’s H1 wool felt exports up 116%  

    TEHRAN – Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province’s wool felt exports grew by 116 percent in first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Shahr-e Kord set to host major crafts exhibit in October 2018-09-24 23:12

    Shahr-e Kord set to host major crafts exhibit in October

    TEHRAN - Craftspeople who are natives of over ten Iranian provinces will promote skills in a major exhibit running from October 1 to 5 in Shahr-e Kord, the capital city of western Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province.

  • Photo depicts travelers reveling in natural sceneries adjacent to Atashgah village in Lordegan county of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province, western Iran, September 9, 2018.  2018-09-10 21:55

     “The land of turquoise-colored waters”

    Photo depicts travelers reveling in natural sceneries adjacent to Atashgah village in Lordegan county of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province, western Iran, September 9, 2018. 

  • Ice cave collapse takes one life 2018-08-24 22:39

    Ice cave collapse claims one life

    TEHRAN – An ice cave collapsed Thursday in the southwestern part of the country, left one dead, the governor of Koohrang city has said.

  • ga griv 2017-12-05 15:49

    Colorful Iran

    ‘Ga griv’ by Bakhtiari nomads

    Ga griv, which literally means weeping, is a kind of elegy recited by Bakhtiari nomads, a southwestern Iranian tribe, and a subgroup of the Lors.

  • Two new governors appointed 2017-11-07 09:33

    Two new governors appointed

    TEHRAN – In a cabinet meeting on Monday, the members of President Rouhani’s cabinet passed a vote of confidence on two proposed governors for Sistan-Baluchestan and Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari provinces.