Gorgan in Ostan-e Golestan with its 244,937 inhabitants is located in Iran - some 186 mi (or 299 km) North-East of Tehran, the Iranian capital.
Local time in Gorgan is 02:17 PM (Friday). The local timezone is "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours.
Ziarat, Zangian, Varamin, Tuyeh, Sari, Qal`eh Now-e Kharaqan, Piravash-e Sofla, Kashan, Gonbad-e Qabus, Emamshahr, Bojnourd, Behshahr, Babol, Ashuradeh-ye Bozorg and Aq Qal`eh are locations relativly near and might be worth to explore when in that area.
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Gorgan: "Gorgan" (Persian: گرگان) is the capital of the Golestan Province, Iran. It is approximately 400 km from Tehran. It had an estimated population of 241,177 in 2005. [http://www.mongabay.com/igapo/2005_world_city_populations/Iran.html] The city is named as "Hyrcania", "Hyrcani" or "Hyrcana" in ancient Greek records, which comes from Old Persian "Varkâna" -- "Land of the Wolf" ...