Photos by Javad Maktabi, ISNA
شكوفههاي بهاري باغهاي گلستان
Spring is around the corner. The arrival of spring also coincides with the beginning of the Persian New Year Norouz. This is a festive occasion for Iranians and many other countries in the region that also celebrate Norouz. The beautiful spring blossoms are like the decorations that are propping up all around in preparation for the arrival of Norouz!
Golestan is one of
the 30 provinces of Iran. It is in the north-east of the country, south
of the Caspian Sea. Its capital is Gorgan. It was split off from the
province of Mazandaran in 1997. It has a population of 1.7 million
(2005) and an area of 20,380 km square. The major townships of the
province are: Gorgan, Gonbad Kavoos, Bandar Torkaman, Bandar Gaz, Ali
Abad, Kord Kooy, Fenderesk and Minoo Dasht.
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