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Photos: Life in the Village of Anbouh in Gilan, Iran

Photos by Narges Tankebris, ISNA



Following photos by Narges Tankebris have captured the people and scenery of the beautiful village of Anbouh located near the city of Rudbar in Iran's northern province of Gilan.


Gilan is one of the provinces of Iran. It lies along the Caspian Sea, just west of the province of Mazandaran, east of the province of Ardabil, north of the provinces of Zanjan and Qazvin. Northern part of province is part of territory of South (Iranian) Talysh. The center of the province is the city of Rasht. Other towns in the province include Astara, Astaneh-e Ashrafiyyeh, Fuman, Lahijan, Langrud, Masouleh, Manjil, Rudbar, Roudsar, Shaft, Talesh, and Soumahe Sara.



Rudbar or Roodbar is a city situated in the mountainous region of Gilan Province in Iran. It is 268 kilometres (167 mi) from Tehran and with a variable climate. It is located on the fringes of a valley through which the Sefid River (Rud-e Safid) flows. The civilization of Rudbar and its surroundings date back to 2000 years BCE.

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