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Photos: Ashiglar Music in Orumieh Teahouses

Photos by Esfandiar Asgharkhani, Mehr News Agency

These days the sound of Ashiglar Azerbaijani folk music can only be heard in three teahouses in Orumieh.


Orumieh is a city in Northwestern Iran and the capital of West Azerbaijan Province. The city lies on an altitude of 1,330 m above sea level on the Shahar Chay river. Urmia is the 10th most populated city in Iran with a population of about 650,000 and more than 900,000 for its county. The population is predominantly Azerbaijani with Kurdish, Assyrian and Armenian minorities.





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