Hamoon Wetland

  • Water on its way to Sistan

    Photo: Hamed Gholami

    Water on its way to Sistan

    After four years, water returned to the Hirmand River, and in recent days it reached Hamon International Wetland and other water canals. The people of the region watched the water as it poured into Hamon and they went boating. Good rains in the Hirmand catchment basin and the Hamon International Wetland caused flooding in the Hirmand River, the only vital artery of Sistan, and water accumulation in parts of the Hamun-e Sabiri wetland.

  • Virgin environment and high tourism capacity in Sistan & Baluchestan

    Virgin environment and high tourism capacity in Sistan & Baluchestan

    Zahedan, IRNA – Sistan & Baluchestan, Iran’s largest province spanning over 1,100 square kilometers, has created a great capacity of tourism by its virgin environment with various species of animals and plants, as well as mountains, deserts, and the sea.

  • Revival of Hamoun International Wetland

    Revival of Hamoun International Wetland

    The Hamoun International Wetlands are located in parts of south-western Afghanistan and south-eastern Iran. The wetlands have always been a unique ecosystem of outstanding local, national and international importance with ecological and socio-economic values. This year's good rains in this area caused flood in the Hirmand River which brought happiness to fishermen and farmers. Sistan-Baluchestan Province, Iran. May 13, 2020. IRNA/Hamed GHolami.