in Ostān-e Āz̄arbāyjān-e Gharbī, Iran

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
38.197 and 44.765 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 38° 11' 50" and E 44° 45' 55"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - IRR
Spoken languages:
Persian, Kurdish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:15 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Tehran
UTC/GMT offset: 3.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:35 am and 8:38 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Iran in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 4,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Iran.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Iran. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Salmās

Salmās in Ostān-e Āz̄arbāyjān-e Gharbī with it's 81,606 habitants is located in Iran about 406 mi (or 653 km) north-west of Tehran, the country's capital town.

Current time in Salmās is now 12:15 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Tehran with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Salmās, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Iran is Khoy Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 31 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Iran is Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran in a distance of 66 mi (or 106 km), North-East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Khvoy, Esendere, Albayrak, Orumiyeh and Qarah Zia' od Din. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 28%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Wednesday, 4th of August 2021

31°C (88 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 5th of August 2021

32°C (90 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 6th of August 2021

32°C (90 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

1930 Salmas earthquake

The 1930 Salmas earthquake occurred on May 6, 1930 in Salmas, West Azerbaijan Province. Occurring about a year after the 1929 Baghan-Gifan earthquake, the earthquake measured 7.2 on the Richter scale and 7.4 surface wave magnitude and resulted in 2,500 direct fatalities. One foreshock occurred prior to the rupture, and multiple aftershocks also occurred. The earthquake is also listed within the strongest eight earthquakes to occur in Iran since 1900. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}}

Located at 38.2, 44.766 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Earthquakes in Iran, 1930 in Iran, 1930 earthquakes, 20th century in Iran, History of West Azerbaijan Province

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shapur, Dīlman, Shahpoor, Dīlmagān, Shāhpūr, سلماس, Salmās, Салмас