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Biggest solar clock to be installed in Iran's northwestern city of Meshkinshahr

The world's biggest solar clock is to be installed in the northwestern Iranian city of Meshkinshahr in Ardebil province, the mayor announced on Thursday, IRNA reported.

The mayor Mahboub Tizpar told IRNA that the solar clock in Meshkinshahr, with a diameter of 50 meters, will create a new world record by overtaking the current largest solar clock in Sweden.

"The solar clock which was designed with combination of astrology and architecture is to be installed soon in the south of the city," added Tizpar.

Meshkinshahr, home to 165,000 people, is located some 93 kms northwest of Ardebil.

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