Urmia

  • Last step for revival of Urmia Lake

    Last step for revival of Urmia Lake

    Orumiyeh, Sept 5, IRNA – The first election promise by President Hassan Rouhani made in 2014 was revival of Urmia Lake project carried out over the past seven years by spending 10,000 billion Tomans.

  • Maku FTZ has advanced infrastructure to boost trade with neighboring states

    Maku FTZ has advanced infrastructure to boost trade with neighboring states

    Orumiyeh, Aug 10, IRNA - Maku Free Trade Zone has advanced infratructure to boost trade with the neighboring states, Managing Director of Maku Free Trade and Economic Zone Mohammadreza Abdolrahimi said on Monday.

  • Good days of Urmia Lake; Northwestern Iran

    Good days of Urmia Lake; Northwestern Iran

    The level of Urmia Lake is still on the rise, the level of the lake is now 5,019,000,000 cubic meters. Urmia, Iran, June 20, 2020. IRNA/Taha Asgharkhani.

  • Good condition of Lake Urmia persists despite rise in rainfall

    Good condition of Lake Urmia persists despite rise in rainfall

    Tehran, June 7, IRNA - A provincial official referred to the beginning of the summer season and high water evaporation in the lake catchment area, and said that the area of ​​Lake Urmia has expanded to 3,209 square kilometers.

  • Eye-catching mountainous nature on suburbs of Orumiyeh

    Eye-catching mountainous nature on suburbs of Orumiyeh

    The growth of spring flowers and the flow of rivers along with snowy landscapes and glaciers on the slopes of Margavar Mountains in Silvaneh district have created beautiful and unique landscapes on suburbs of Orumiyeh County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. June 1, 2020. IRNA/Taha AsgharKhani

  • Urmia Lake level on rise to 1,272m

    Urmia Lake level on rise to 1,272m

    The head of the provincial office of the Headquarters for Revival of Urmia Lake in West Azarbaijan province said on Saturday that level of Urmia Lake is still on the rise, adding that the level of the lake is now 1,272m. Speaking to IRNA, Farhad Sarkhosh said the level of the lake experienced a 3 cm rise compared with the last Iranian year. He added that the volume of the water in Urmia Lake is now 5,250,000,000 cubic meters. Urmia, Iran, May 17, 2020. IRNA/Taha Asgharkhani.

  • Oviparity of flamingos in Lake Urmia

    Oviparity of flamingos in Lake Urmia

    Urmia, April 11, IRNA - The head of the Wildlife Department of the General Department of Environmental Protection of West Azerbaijan said on Saturday that "Flamingos have started laying eggs in the satellite areas and Lake Urmia, which is a good promise for the prosperity of birds and wildlife in this area this year."

  • Urmia University among top one percent highly-cited universities in world

    Urmia University among top one percent highly-cited universities in world

    Orumiyeh, Dec 23, IRNA – Chancellor of Urmia University said on Monday that the university is introduced as one of the top one percent highly-cited universities for its 10-year quality performance in Essential Science Indicators (ESI).

  • Hedayat historical school in Iran's Urmia

    Hedayat historical school in Iran's Urmia

    The building of "Hedayat" school which is of prime historical value was founded by Shahriar-khan in the city of Orumiyeh, capital of the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan. It has two indoor and outdoor yards and 8 residential units. The central core of this school is a great alcove verge to indoor yard. Decorative elements of school are brick arches and columns, multicolor tiles, and ORSI windows with colored glasses. The yard of a nearby historical mosque is connected to the school’s yard. The antiquity is related to The Qajar era.,Urmia, Oct 21, IRNA/Mehdi Rahnavard.

  • Int'l Solidarity and Friendship Karate Champs kicks off in Iran's Orumiyeh

    Int'l Solidarity and Friendship Karate Champs kicks off in Iran's Orumiyeh

    Orumiyeh, Sept 20, IRNA – 15th International Solidarity and Friendship Karate Male Championship started in Orumiyeh, West Azarbaijan Province of Iran on Friday.