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Photos: The Shepherds of Deylaman

Photos by Abouzar Bazri, Mehr News Agency

Deylaman is a city in and the capital of Deylaman District, in Siahkal County, Gilan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 1,261, in 374 families. Many of these families are engaged in raising sheep and goats. During the winter time, when the mountain peaks are covered with snow, these families move to lower elevations where their animals can graze. The beginning of spring means the migration back to higher grounds.


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