Zanjan province

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  • Golden land Yesterday 16:51

    Photo by: Maryam Rezaei

    Golden land

    Khodabandeh county is a fertile agricultural hub in cultivation of wheat and potatoes in Iran’s Zanjan province. Dryland farming accounts for some eighty percent of agriculture in the region. The county also supplies some 50% of wheat that is consumed in Zanjan.

  • 123kg of illicit drugs seized in Zanjan province 2019-07-02 20:25

    123kg of illicit drugs seized in Zanjan province

    TEHRAN – The police forces of Zanjan Province have seized 123kg of illicit drugs, provincial police chief Rahim Jahanbakhsh said on Tuesday. 

  • Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh: Iran’s magnificent “Taj Mahal”  2019-01-19 20:51

    Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh: Iran’s magnificent “Taj Mahal” 

    TEHRAN - Locally known as Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh, the UNESCO-registered Mausoleum of Oljaytu is a prime tourism destination while traversing Iran.

  • Four new provincial governors appointed 2018-11-15 11:03

    Four new provincial governors appointed

    TEHRAN – The governors of Hamedan, Kerman, Zanjan and Sistan-Baluchestan provinces were appointed during a cabinet session on Wednesday.

  • 800-year-old oil lamp found by accident 2018-08-02 10:34

    800-year-old oil lamp found by accident

    TEHRAN – An 800-year-old clay oil lamp dating back to the Islamic Golden Age was accidentally discovered on Tuesday by construction crews digging a ditch in the city of Dandi, Zanjan province, Mehr reported.

  • A view of Katale-Khor cave in western Iran 2018-07-08 11:13

    Discover enigmatic Katale-Khor in western Iran

    TEHRAN - Exploring a cave may not be on the “to-do list” of travelers in Iran, but once they hear about astonishing caves that the country offers its visitors, they may quickly have a change of heart.

  • 15 new eco-lodges in Zanjan get operating licenses 2018-06-03 13:45

    15 new eco-lodges in Zanjan get operating licenses

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism body have issued operating licenses for 15 newly constructed eco-lodges in Zanjan province.

  • A poster for the 4th International ECO-Silk Road Food Festival 2018-04-29 02:32

    Zanjan to host intl. gastronomy festival

    TEHRAN – Iranian city of Zanjan will play host to the 4th Intl. ECO-Silk Road Food Festival from May 1 to 3.

  • harvest festival in Zanjan 2017-11-12 10:29

    Colorful Iran: harvest festival in Zanjan

    Halla celebration, a harvest festival, is held annually in early autumn in Anguran region, northwestern province of Zanjan.

  • Ground broken for new 5-star hotel in Zanjan 2017-10-29 10:14

    Ground broken for new 5-star hotel in Zanjan

    TEHRAN – A number of officials broke ground on a new five-star hotel in the city of Zanjan, west-central Iran, CHTN reported on Thursday.

  • Iranian Ash festival wraps up  2017-09-05 14:06

    Iranian Ash festival wraps up 

    The 12th national festival on Ash – a traditional slow-cooked, thick soup made with chickpeas, beans, noodles, and fresh herbs, wrapped up on Sunday. The event has been held annually since 2005 in Zanjan, northwest Iran. This year it was held from August 30-September 3.Tehran Times/Mehdi Almasi

  • mayor of Zanjan 2017-08-29 11:27

    Woman takes office as mayor in Iran

    TEHRAN – Samaneh Shad-Del has been elected as the mayor for district 2 of the city of Zanjan, northwestern Iran.

  • Samaneh Shaddel 2017-08-20 09:37

    Zanjan sees its first-ever woman mayor

    TEHRAN – The first-ever woman mayor has been appointed in the mid-west Iranian city of Zanjan.

  • ‘ECO puts tourism boost atop agenda’ 2017-05-12 18:00

    ‘ECO puts tourism boost atop agenda’

    TEHRAN – The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) has placed a high priority on the expansion of tourism industry amongst the member states, the visiting ECO deputy secretary-general Ahsan Ali Mangi said on Wednesday.

  • People visit the 14th-centuruy Mausoleum of Oljaytu, a UNESCO site located in Soltaniyeh, Zanjan province 2017-05-08 21:26

    Mausoleum of Oljaytu reveals 14th-century Persian architecture

    TEHRAN – A UNESCO World Heritage site, the 14th-century Mausoleum of Oljaytu is highly recognized as an architectural masterpiece particularly due to its innovative double-shelled dome and elaborate interior decoration.

  • A poster for the 3rd International ECO-Silk Road Food Festival 2017-05-01 18:59

    12 countries to attend Zanjan gastronomy festival

    TEHRAN – The historical city of Zanjan, northwestern Iran, will play host to the 3rd International ECO-Silk Road Food Festival with the theme of “Together for Sustainable Tourism” from May 10 to 12. ECO stands for Economic Cooperation Organization.

  •  ِِDecorative knives crafted by artisans who are native to Zanjan Province  2017-04-17 20:15

    CHTHO exhibits handicrafts native to Zanjan Province

    TEHRAN – A patchwork of handicrafts indigenous to Zanjan Province has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization in Tehran.

  • Traditional dyer caters to rug weaving workshops 2017-03-02 13:10

    Traditional dyer caters to rug weaving workshops

    Iranian artisan Farhad Yadegari dyes large piles of thread in his workshop nested at a historic bazaar in Zanjan, northwest of the country, on February 25, 2017. He has been catering to various rug weaving workshops for over 40 years. Zanjan carpets are renowned for their rich, bright and exotic colors, enough to liven up any room. Tehran Times/ Farhad Safari

  • A man carries bundles of newly dyed threads at a traditional workshop in the northwestern city of Zanjan, February 23, 2017. 2017-02-28 02:03

    Zanjan, a heaven for Persian rugs and relevant businesses

    A man carries bundles of newly dyed threads at a traditional workshop in the northwestern city of Zanjan, February 23, 2017.

  • Iran-Belgium 2017-02-01 18:52

    Belgian company to invest in Iran’s auto sector

    TEHRAN- An automobile gearbox production line will be launched in Iranian province of Zanjan (northwest of Tehran) via the investment made by a Belgian company, head of Industry, Mining and Trade Department of the province announced.