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Photos: Norooz Days of Karun

Photos by Amir Hosein Kardoni, ISNA

روزهاي نوروزي كارون - اهواز

Many Iranians travel during Norooz, the Persian New Year, holidays to visit family and enjoy sightseeing. These pictures, by Amir Hosein Kardoni, show people enjoying boat rides on Karun river in Ahvaz, Iran.

The city of Ahvaz is the capital of the Iranian province of Khuzestan. It is built on the banks of the Karun River and is situated in the middle of Khuzestan Province. The city has an average elevation of 20 meters above sea level. The city had a population of 1,338,126 in 2006.

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